Family Send-Home: Rainbow Place Mats
Students have family meals that come to life with homemade color. In this early childhood lesson, students decorate paper towels with food coloring.
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Recognizing Positive Character Traits
Connect character education to this St. Patrick's Day activity! Have each person create a rainbow on a pot of gold with construction paper, and on each color of the rainbow write a positive character trait or something they are proud of....
Pre-K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Family Send-Home: Shadow Puppets
Students create shadow puppets. In this early childhood lesson plan, students construct their own shadow-puppet stage and shadow puppets. This aesthetic activity allows the students to learn hands-on how light and objects work together...
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts
Social Studies Alive! My Family and School
Students examine family life. In this family life lesson, students discover that all families are special. Students discuss how families are different from families in the past. Students create a glyph and discuss the meanings of the...
K - 1st Social Studies & History
A Letter to Amy Teaching Plan
Peter wants to send a special birthday party invitation to Amy, but a lot can happen between the front door and the mail box. Read the children's book A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats with your class to find out what happens, extending...
Pre-K - 2nd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Let's Go Exploring!
Use a Courbet painting of a cave or tunnel opening to reinforce the importance of descriptive writing. Writers of all ages use sensory details to describe what the scene depicts as they pretend to be in the painting. Then they imagine...
K - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable