Category Archives: 1st Grade

EASTER, HE IS RISEN

Easter eggs, a smiling sun and “He is Risen” printed on a cloud, are the setting for a ‘meaning of colors’ poem.  I haven’t been able to find the name of the author of this poem to give credit.  There are no … Continue reading

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WIND AND RAIN

In February we start to seriously think about the coming of warmer weather and Spring.  Of course that means April showers and usually wind.  We give our cloud and raindrops a 3-D effect by folding and allowing part of the … Continue reading

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TISSUE FLOWER ART

There’s snow on the ground and the temperature is below freezing, but the 1st grade class is “thinking Spring” today.  Tissue flowers can stand the cold. Tissue papers come in so many beautiful colors and the combinations of colors will make each … Continue reading

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GINGERBREAD MAN/SNOWMAN MITTENS

Teachers and students alike appreciate easy to make Christmas decorations for their classroom.  For variety, one side of this hanging project shows a snowman and the other side is a gingerbread man—they both are stuffed in a mitten. I used … Continue reading

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1ST GRADE NATIVITY

This little stand up Nativity uses one sheet of card stock.  I can’t give you a pattern for the figure illustrations because they are  copyright , Mo Manning.  I have included a blank pattern for the stand up which will … Continue reading

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PUPPET

This is a fun little project that the kids enjoy.   The 1st Grade can easily do this. It’s  a good lesson  on listening  and waiting for directions.  Careful cutting is also stressed.    Directions and patterns for this craft, “Puppy Puppet,” … Continue reading

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TISSUE TURKEY TAILS

With all the colors of tissue paper, a lot of different looks can be achieved with this project.  The tissue is torn and glued to the background that has been prepared by using colored chalk.  A nice early elementary project … Continue reading

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FANTASTY BUGS

This 1st Grade project we call, “Don’t Bug Me.”  We use pre-cut shapes in assorted colors, google eyes, feathers, sequins and glue dots to make imaginary bugs.  The kids love doing this and giggle alot while doing it. Directions for … Continue reading

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