Are you puzzled by some of the problems you see in your community? Discuss the issues and discover how you can be part of the solution with this simple activity!
While all communities across the country is diverse and unique, each can be improved in some way. Every single person can contribute something positive to help his or her town and neighbors.
What can be improved about the community in which you live? Who do you know that is making a difference in your community? What can you do to help? What will happen if no one takes action?
Show that every student in your class is needed to build a better community by making a large class puzzle.
Roll out a large sheet of heavy paper, and carefully cut puzzles pieces for each student in the class.
On your puzzle piece, use Crayola Slick Stix™ to draw what you will do to help your community. Will you volunteer at an animal shelter? Or maybe you can organize a fundraiser to benefit reading programs at the local library? Slick Stix contain pigments th
Put the class puzzle together and display for the school to see! What did your classmates pledge to do? How will your community benefit if every person carries out his or her pledge?
Study the complex, geometric ornamentation of Islamic art. Discover intricate, authentic Zillij designs using math and a
Your imagination gets moving when you look at the photography of Eadweard Muybridge. Create an original painting of you
Have you read Maya Angelou’s Life Doesn’t Frighten Me? What worries you? Turn your concerns over to a Worry Warrior and
How can older students make a difference in the lives of younger ones? Create and share interactive storybooks to bring
Make a very special pop-up card for a very special author.
What’s inside a lizard? Or a cat, bird, or even yourself? Imagine you have X-ray eyes. Show bright bones and opaque orga
Remember the compliments you’ve heard from others—and get to know your friends better—with this 3-D self-portrait.
Our crayons have been rolling off the assembly line since 1903, and you can see how it’s done.