Picnics elicit fond memories. Talk with children about picnics they remember. Who was there? Where was the picnic? What did they eat? Write their words on a chart, and read them.
Build anticipation for this all-pretend picnic. Why not hold it in midwinter, at an indoor ;beach,; and everyone wears summer clothes? Use a big picnic basket and a blanket. Sing the Teddy-bear picnic song.
Pretend you’re going on a picnic. What will you pack in the basket? With your group, make a list of everything, such as plates, potato salad, and chicken to grill.
Create everything on your list with construction paper. Use Crayola® Scissors (4 and older) or tear paper (for lettuce leaves?). Use Crayola® Construction Paper™ Crayons to draw details. Use heavy layers of shades of brown, for example, to make crunchy c
Decorate your picnic plates and napkins. Can you bend paper to make a cup? Seal your cup, and other pieces, with Crayola® Glue Sticks.
Write your name on each item, and then pack the basket for an adventure.
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.
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