Tag Archives: 5th Grade

IDIOMS

Idioms are phrases that say one thing but mean something else. They are a little like puzzles: try imagining a picture or a situation that the phrase suggests and then draw what you hear, not what the true meaning is. … Continue reading

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WHAT IF…..?

Just when you think you’ve seen it all…….,well, what if….?  The Second through the Sixth grades played this game by drawing a picture of what they imagined it would be like if certain strange things happened.  Everyone chose a “What if…?” from … Continue reading

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SANTA’S GOT MOVES

Santa’s so happy Christmas is coming that he’s dancing.  Pipe cleaners give our Santa moves to envy.  Finish only one side of Santa and hang on the wall or bulletin board, or finish both sides and add a string for hanging. Younger … Continue reading

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WINTER CALM

The weather is cold and it’s been snowing. Even though I don’t particularly like cold weather, I do appreciate the quiet and beauty of falling snow. This art project is simple and I expect to see a wide variety of … Continue reading

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SUPER, SPECTACULAR SUPERMOON

If you haven’t yet seen a supermoon, you’ve missed out on a super, spectacular sight.  An astrologer, Richard Nolle, named the supermoon over 30 years ago, but it’s  been only the last few years that this name for perigee has been … Continue reading

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RADIAL MOTIF DESIGNS

This is an exciting project for the students. Trace a circle shape on a piece of paper. The template included here will make a completed circle about eighteen inches in diameter. To make a smaller circle, trace a circle on … Continue reading

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RED BIRD VISIT

Imagine walking in a distant, winter dried forest.  Suddenly a flash of color catches your eye and as you turn to see what it is, you see a cardinal light on a bare bush.  The beauty of the red bird, … Continue reading

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GIVING THANKS

Although we are probably all good at praying when we are in need or in want, sometimes we aren’t as good at giving thanks for what we have and what we receive. Expressing thanks for waking each morning  with the … Continue reading

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