Pets delight children, so this activity is a natural extension of their interests. Read stories about pets. Build on children's ideas.
Visit a pet store. Make drawings and write stories about the experience.
Invite real pets (one at a time, with an adult who can stay).
What do you see at a pet store? (cash register, cages, pets, food).
With an adult, decide where to set up a pretend pet store. What could you call it? With Crayola Construction Paper™ Crayons, make a colorful store sign on a large piece of construction paper.
Use recycled cardboard boxes to make cages for different sizes of stuffed animals. Use Crayola® Scissors to cut off box flaps. Put stuffed animals inside.
Cut strips of construction paper for cage bars. Attach bars with Crayola® Glue Sticks.
Make pretend money, animal name signs, and price tags with crayons and construction paper.
Who will do what when you play pet store? (cashier, pet feeder, cage cleaner, order placer, customer service, shoppers).
Study the complex, geometric ornamentation of Islamic art. Discover intricate, authentic Zillij designs using math and a
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.
Remember the compliments you’ve heard from others—and get to know your friends better—with this 3-D self-portrait.
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