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DANCING PENGUIN FEET

I love the little dancing penguins in the movie, Happy Feet, so I wanted to include a winter project for one of the art classes featuring these favorite little birds. The bodies, breasts, feet, beaks and wings are torn from … Continue reading

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CARS

The poem, “ Children Learn What They Live,” by Dorothy Law Nolte is such a powerful lesson for anyone who touches the lives of children.   We used words in the poem for towns on our map.  This project, which uses … Continue reading

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IMAGES RETOLD

The 5th Grade started with an image cut from a magazine, and then they tell us “the rest of the story.”  To save class time I cut out a number of images, for the students to choose from, before class.  … Continue reading

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LIFE’S A PUZZLE

We call this project “Pieces of Poetry”because, in some way, all of our experiences are pieces of the puzzle of our life. This 5th Grade project has a lot to do with listening to instructions and careful cutting and pasting.  We use … Continue reading

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