Students learn what it means to show respect for others while building a project. In this building lesson, students alternate adding blocks to their structure. Students may not move another student's block and learn to cooperate.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 14 Downloads
Teamwork and collaboration are such important skills to foster in young children. The goal of this lesson is for teams to create a collaborative project while learning how to work as a unit. In small groups, the class creates snowmen for...
K - 2nd 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
Sochi 2014 Mascots
Get to know the mascots for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics with this fun, cooperative art activity. Start by introducing the new mascots and comparing them with those form previous years. Consider using a Venn diagram to record...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Camouflage!: Collecting Data and Concealing Color
Help young scholars see the important role camouflage plays in the survival of animals with a fun science activity. Starting with an outdoor activity, children take on the role of hungry birds as they search for worms represented by...
2nd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Piece by Piece
What do your pupils know about quilting? Read and discuss the information included here before sending class members off to create their own quilt blocks using construction paper. When they have completed their blocks, provide some time...
1st - 4th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed
Musical Activities for Early Childhood Inclusion
Get your movers and shakers grooving to the beat with this series of musical activities designed to meet everyone's needs! Ten games, using an assortment of instruments, bring awareness to one's body, brain, and social interactions in a...
Pre-K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to Ludwig van Beethoven
"Ode to la Tortilla" and "Ode to Joy"? Sure! Use Gary Soto's poem to introduce learners to the ode format. After examining the descriptive words Soto uses, class members study a poster of Ludwig van Beethoven, suggest words that describe...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Tiles, Blocks, Sapphires & Gold: Designing a Treasure Map
Young cartographers in groups hide treasure at school and then create a map to find it using pattern blocks and tiles. They make paintings with clues to create a visual representation of the location of their treasure. Groups present...
K - 2nd Math
Unique Monique: Building a Community of Unique Individuals
Students recognize that each student is unique and has special talents. Students develop a puzzle piece that describes them and their particular talents. Students share their pieces and post on a bulletin board.
K - 5th English Language Arts