Find an outdoor plant that changes dramatically with the seasons—perhaps with flowers, leaves, and/or fruit. With children, observe it about once a week. If possible, measure its growth. Record bud sizes, bark color, or other changes. Use rich words to de
At seasonal intervals, ask children to make their own creative representations of the plant. Save these in their portfolios to document not only the change in seasons but their progress in drawing and writing.
What do you notice about the plant your group has adopted? With Crayola® Construction Paper™ Crayons, draw the plant the way it looks today. Include details and colors. Create texture with heavy layers of crayon.
Label the drawing with your name and date. Did you see dew on leaves or ice crystals on branches? Decorate the drawing and your name with Crayola® Glitter Glue.
On the back of your picture, write about the plant. What season is it? How is the plant changing? What do you think will happen next?
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
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