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Recycled Magazine Flowers

Here is another unique project that we used for Mother’s Day cards, but would be fun to do any­time! I saw this fea­tured on the One Pretty Thing site, from Fam­ily Fun. My 5th graders had a blast mak­ing these (even the boys, who usu­ally resist any­thing to do with flow­ers!) and it gave me […]

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3D” Flower Collage

My 2nd graders used these whim­si­cal flow­ers for their Mother’s Day cards this year, but you could also make a col­or­ful gar­den pic­ture while teach­ing the con­cepts of sym­me­try and lay­er­ing. Attach­ing the blos­soms with lay­ers of dou­ble stick foam tape gives a fun 3D effect that unfor­tu­nately doesn’t show up well in this picture! […]

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Hand Print Art for Pre-K and Kindergarten

I don’t usu­ally post project ideas for Pre-K, since I teach K — 6 (so most of my ideas and resources are for those grades). Spe­cial thanks to Denise Har­rell, the coor­di­na­tor for Young Children’s World in Abi­lene, Texas, who sub­mit­ted these ideas. She used these projects for a Kids Kreations fundraiser and wanted to […]

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