Fun With Origami!
Students create an original origami creation. They follow directions and share their art with the class. They discover the history of the art form as well.
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Bringing a Pop-up Book to Life
Breath life into the pages of a text with this instructional video on creating pop-up books. From choosing a topic, through the planning and creation phases, this video examines how to develop engaging visual presentations that reach out...
6 mins 3rd - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Tour + Workshop = DESIGN: Shape
Ask elementary students to explore shapes in everyday objects. They will discuss the elements of design and describe the shapes they see in visual images. Students will then design and "build" a new 3D shape. Finally they will show and...
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Tanabata: Japan's Star Festival
The Star Festival or Tanbata, is a holiday celebrated in Japan every year. People make tanzakus out of paper and hang them on the trees. Pupils will learn about this culturally significant holiday while creating tanzakus of their own....
1st - 5th Social Studies & History
Ideas for Teaching About Different Countries and Cultures
Students complete various activities to learn about world cultures. In this world cultures lesson, students visit websites, read books, share recipes, complete craft activities, and research the various cultures of a country in the world.
5th - 6th English Language Arts