Category Archives: 1st Grade

ACORN OF THANKS

The best part of the holiday of Thanksgiving is that it reminds us of how blessed we are.  It’s important that we stress to our children that God is the source of all that we have and that we should thank … Continue reading

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DANCING VALENTINE HEARTS

“Valentine…You make me feel like Dancing.”  That’s what our Valentine card says to the lucky person who receives it.  I’ve included this, “Dancing Hearts,” project under the 1st Grade Projects Gallery tab in the sidebar. If you click on the … Continue reading

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FOLLOW THE STAR COUNTDOWN CALENDAR

You know that from now until Christmas the kids are going to ask, many times, “How many days ‘til Christmas?”  Help them make a countdown calendar like this one so they can see how many days are left.  The star … Continue reading

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“GOD’S GREATEST GIFT” WREATH

Stressing the real reason for the Christmas season, we’ve made a project call “God’s Gift Wreath.”  A cardboard wreath is the basis of this project.  The outside circle diameter is 8” and the inside circle is 4 ½”. This is an easy … Continue reading

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HEADBAND

Isn’t this cute.  Imagine a whole classroom full of these little turkeys.  If time permits, use the handprints of the kids for the feathers.  I have included a pattern for handprints if you want to have them printed out before … Continue reading

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LETS MOVE IT

I believe that it was on Artsonia that I saw a project like this a couple of years ago and thought it was a great lesson for the kids.  The class started this  by discussing how we know an animal is running in … Continue reading

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LADYBUG

I think ladybugs are fascinating little insects.  Here is an interesting fact about ladybugs.  Different ladybugs have different numbers of spots. Some have no spots while some have as many as twenty four.   This is a 1st grade project to improve … Continue reading

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ANIMAL MASKS

Last year the first grade students and I had the best time doing this project.  We asked their teacher to leave the room while we made animal masks and practiced a song to sing (or recite) to her.  The kids … Continue reading

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