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From Art Projects for Kids - September 22, 2016
This pumpkin art project is a great example of teaching a principal of design, while making a very graphic image. I love how it literally requires st...
From Carrberry Creations - September 21, 2016
This may be the†best kept secret on Google! Yesterday I was talking to 2 special education teacher friends of mine after a long day. †Each of us has ...
From Art Projects for Kids - September 19, 2016
This silly pumpkin art project can't help but make you smile, what with the goofy teeth and all. I once found this wonderful marble construction pape...
From Second Grade Nest - September 17, 2016
Fall is a favorite season for many reasons. Mostly pumpkins and sweater weather, but also because teaching can be tons of fun during the fall. There ...
From Tried and True Teaching Tools - September 15, 2016
For some reason, place value is sometimes a difficult concept for students to grasp.  Place value flip books? Check. Building with Base 10 pieces? C...
From Art Projects for Kids - September 13, 2016
This winter tree art landscape makes use of a simple idea, namely that torn paper looks a lot like the bark edges of a tree, but needs to be done nea...
From Art Projects for Kids - September 11, 2016
One of the steps to go from drawing flat landscapes to ones with depth is to create overlapping art. This project plays with the idea, and need not f...
From Art Projects for Kids - September 09, 2016
Here is one of my most pinned Halloween ideas for kids, that also happens to be one of my favorites. It was originally designed for art trading cards...
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From Tried and True Teaching Tools - September 22, 2016
There's nothing like a good STEM challenge created by my friend, Kerry Tracy , to motivate students and engage them in problem solving and engineerin...
From Art Projects for Kids - September 20, 2016
My How to Draw a Fox Face tutorial will help students fill their page with a large, symmetrical face, that has all kinds of coloring options. ? View ...
From Social Studies Success - September 19, 2016
For years I was the one in the front of the classroom ? reviewing my syllabus, conference time, and classroom rules at Open House.  Now I am sitting...
From An Apple for the Teacher - September 16, 2016
Time for our weekly Teachers pay Teachers $25 Gift Card Giveaway!  I am so appreciative to all of the bloggers who come together to offer these give...
From Art Projects for Kids - September 15, 2016
If you need some inexpensive fall festival art, it doesn?t get much cheaper than this. Just rolls of paper, thick black marker, and lots of crayons. ...
From Innovate. Instruct. Inspire. - September 12, 2016
Do you find yourself typing the same long word or phrase into your iPhone or iPad over and over (ex: your e-mail address)? If so, it might be time to...
From Art Projects for Kids - September 10, 2016
Here?s a maple leaf drawing idea that uses colors, Kandinsky-style. I followed my Maple leaf drawing lesson and then used some new crayons for the vi...
From An Apple for the Teacher - September 09, 2016
Welcome to our book study of  The Reading Strategies Book:  Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Readers  by  Jennifer Serravallo! I am jo...
From Art Projects for Kids - September 21, 2016
If you?ve every tried painting on a paper towel, and enjoyed the way the color just soaks in, then you will love this project. Turns out that coffee ...
From Art Projects for Kids - September 20, 2016
My How to Draw a Fox Face tutorial will help students fill their page with a large, symmetrical face, that has all kinds of coloring options. ? View ...
From Art Projects for Kids - September 18, 2016
I created this How to Draw a Fish tutorial to illustrate how dynamic art can be when it is up close and personal and fills your page. The shapes are ...
From Art Projects for Kids - September 16, 2016
There are many ?How to Draw a Pumpkin? tutorials out there. This is my take on what I would share with older students, namely third through fifth gra...
From Art Projects for Kids - September 14, 2016
I?ve found a rather simple formula that will help students create their own Matisse collage. Henri Matisse was a French artist, known for his use of ...
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From Tried and True Teaching Tools - September 11, 2016
So much focus these days is on memorization of facts, but that does not require real thinking.  (In fact, Dr. Jo Boaler from Stanford University, cl...
From Tried and True Teaching Tools - September 10, 2016
I know I have work to do when I mention science and students groan. Whaaaat?! Who doesn't love science? Solution? Play-Doh! Linking up today with Lau...
From Social Studies Success - September 09, 2016
As a teacher, you know the best way to review for a test is with a game. But as teachers, we also secretly, (or perhaps not so secretly!) worry about...
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From Margo's Math and More - September 20, 2016
Combine language arts and math learning with crafts. Give the kids a little fun "engineering" to do with making this cool pumpkin spinner/hanger. Rea...
From Art Projects for Kids - September 18, 2016
I created this How to Draw a Fish tutorial to illustrate how dynamic art can be when it is up close and personal and fills your page. The shapes are ...
From An Apple for the Teacher - September 16, 2016
Welcome to our book study of  The Reading Strategies Book:  Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Readers  by  Jennifer Serravallo! I am jo...
From A Plus Kids Bloggin' - September 13, 2016
On August 11th, 2016, †torrential downpours of rain devastated several parishes across South Louisiana. The extreme amount of rainwater in such a sho...
From Margo's Math and More - September 11, 2016
Hello parents and teachers! Are you falling for fall yet? Here's something to get your "autumn on". Easy fall leaf art that looks beautiful in the ho...
From An Apple for the Teacher - September 09, 2016
With all of the money teachers spend at back to school time, who couldn't use a little free spending money?  Now is your chance to win a $25 Teacher...
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