Paper Bag House
Students create a house using a paper grocery bag as its structure. They illustrate windows, doors and other details and cut the bag to a proportional size.
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Native Americans in Arkansas: The Quapaw
The Quapaw Indians of Arkansas are the focus of this American history instructional activity. Learners discover many aspects of the Quapaw culture, such as their dwellings, social organization, food, and how the tribe was eventually...
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
Spruce up a class reading of the children's book Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback with this fun series of activities. Starting with a list of reading comprehension questions and key vocabulary to address during a teacher read...
Pre-K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Draw What You Feel in the Bag: Art Game
Here is a great game to play on a rainy day or as a warm up. Kids feel an object in a paper bag, they do not attempt to identify it, they simply draw what they feel. This results in a contour drawing based on line, feeling, and texture....
5th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
Egg-stravagant Egg Basket
Students discover that the egg has been revered by humans for thousands of years as a symbol of birth, life, and hope. They research the connection of the egg to spring and religious festivals around the world. They then create their own...
1st - 6th Social Studies & History