Category Archives: 1st Grade

PAPER BAG BUILD-A-PUPPET

We named this project “Lunch Bag Build A Puppet.”  The only supplies needed, other than colored markers and a glue stick,  are a brown lunch bag and the animal features copied on white construction paper. Patterns are included in this project … Continue reading

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TROPICAL FISH

  Tropical fish, in pictures anyway,  always seem to have bright, beautiful coloring.  Since calendar pictures are also bright and glossy, they seemed to be the perfect scales for our fish.  So, this project uses calendar pictures, colored markers, chalk, … Continue reading

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LOADS OF TOADS

Our 1st Grade teacher actually named this project, “Toad”ally Awesome,” for us.  Notice the different shapes, designs and color combinations the kids use.  This project uses a toad picture to color (pattern included), black construction paper, colored markers, scissors and a glue … Continue reading

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FROGS IN PERSPECTIVE

This 1st Grade project was on perspective, the closer an object is the larger and closer to the bottom of the page it is and the further away the object is the small and closer to the top of the … Continue reading

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STARTING OUT

Today I’ve selected the project, “Torn Birds,” to feature.  This is a first grade project that really gets the kids’ attention.  Special supplies, other than construction paper, for this project are feathers, google eyes, glue sticks and colored chalk.   For directions … Continue reading

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PONY BEAD NECKLACE

Some years ago I saw a version of this on Kaboose and thought these pony bead fish would make an appropriate project for Lent.  The 1st graders made necklaces from the pony bead fish.  In the early days of Christianity, Christians were … Continue reading

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PREHISTORIC DIORAMA

Some kids love dinosaurs, so this diorama will be something they will enjoy.  Our classes are only one hour long, so I have chosen to print dinosaur pictures to use with this project, but if you choose to have the … Continue reading

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THE RAINBOW FISH

Marcus Pfister’s “The Rainbow Fish,” is a lesson on how sharing can make us feel good.  The fish are drawn by starting a line for one side of the tail of the fish, extending the line and making an oval … Continue reading

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