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Easy DIY Handmade Envelopes to fit any size card!

Easy DIY Envelopes to Fit Any Size Card

With Valentine’s Day right around the cor­ner, I wanted to share this super-easy DIY enve­lope you can make to fit any size card! How many times have you or your stu­dents cre­ated a won­der­ful hand-made card for Valentine’s Day (or Christ­mas, Birth­day, Mother’s Day, etc.) and then deliv­ered it in an enve­lope that didn’t fit cor­rectly, or […]

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Surfboard Art by Kids

Surf’s Up! With End-of-the-Year Surfboard Art

The last few days of the school year can be a chal­lenge.… stu­dents are super-excited and their energy level is high! Add in a sub­sti­tute teacher and things could get crazy! So, I was asked to sub for a cou­ple of classes on their last day of Art. I knew I’d need some­thing spe­cial to focus their almost-summer-vacation exuberance! […]

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Crazy Crowns

Our first graders became roy­alty today with these “Crazy Crowns”, in honor of the Queens’ “Dia­mond Jubilee” .… the 60th Anniver­sary of the reign of Queen Eliz­a­beth II. Mate­ri­als: pic­tures (I searched Google images) of the Queen and her crown 3“x24” white con­struc­tion paper mark­ers  1“x18” strips of red, yel­low, blue and pur­ple con­struc­tion paper, 2 per color  YES! Paste (I put a small […]

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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

I don’t usu­ally repost projects that I’ve posted before, but this one is spe­cial and too good to miss!  This week (March 2nd) we’ll cel­e­brate a very spe­cial birth­day in our Kinder­garten classes.… that of beloved children’s author/illustrator, Theodor Seuss Geisel, aka “Dr. Seuss”.  In his life­time, Dr. Seuss pub­lished over 40 children’s books which have […]

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Happy Holidays 2009!

Sea­sons Greet­ings .…and our very best wishes for an inspir­ing and cre­ative New Year! Many thanks to our uber-talented friend, Erica Ser­gio, for this spe­cial fam­ily photo!

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