Back to School Ideas

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www.playdoughtoplato.com has some great back to school ideas for teachers! They have free teaching printables, games and tons of fun activities for your students and kids. Even join their 20,000+ email subsribers and get a free lesson planner book!               Lots of fun activities for students to learn about […]

All Kinds of Lined Paper

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Maybe this will be helpful for your class or student as school starts.  ALL kinds of lined paper! Kindergarten Lined Paper, Primary Lined Paper, Spalding-inspired Lined Paper… You name it and pagingsupermom.com has you covered! https://www.pinterest.com/pin/1337074867319825/ http://pagingsupermom.com/2012/08/every-lined-paper-under-sun/   Get your paper here at www.uischoolsupply.com

Clever Classroom Tips

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Whether your a new teacher or a seasoned veteran, you’re sure to find something new in this article from Buzzfeed. Buzzfeed: http://www.buzzfeed.com/peggy/clever-classroom-tips-for-elementary-school-teachers?sub=2384828_1374467#.ob4Lw3wOm   Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/AVMwtDEPt8-5dHtG8EsxHfqBno_ax65CmuWeW8o10dFXa8zz93M106Q/ Use bathmats to establish personal space during reading time. or Use a magnetic spice jar to save box tops.

Teaching Children not to be RUDE!

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While scrolling through Pinterest I came across this picture (below) of toothpaste emptied out onto a plate. Its an simple activity about being kind and the affects of bullying others. If you haven’t had a chance to try this activity be sure to at least give this article a read through! Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/489836896944600306/ Creator’s site: […]

DIY Fathers Day Cards

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Father’s Day is coming up fast!  If your dad is one in a “minion” than look no further on a great home made card for dad. Find even more ideas for the kids to make at either of the links below! Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/147070744057237316/ Creator’s site: http://www.craftymorning.com/creative-fathers-day-cards-kids-make/   Get the latest and greatest from crayola to […]

Squirt Gun Painting – Activity

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What a GREAT activity to help keep the kids active and entertained all summer long! The Creator’s Site: http://www.firefliesandmudpies.com/2014/06/29/squirt-gun-painting/ Pinterest:  https://www.pinterest.com/pin/111816003224922333/ Supplies: 1- PAINT! 2- Squirt guns of your choice. 3- Large sheets of paper.   Directions:(simple) Simply fill up the squirt guns with paint, aim and fire! You may want to add water to […]

How to Teach Art to Children

The book “How to Teach Art to Children“ contains background information, literature resources, and concise step-by-step directions for 96 art projects.  It helps students learn about the elements of art and then use these elements.  The book is divided into two parts:  Part one: Learning about the elements of art & Part two: Using the elements of […]

Glitter Glue for a Sparkling Day

CRAYOLA-Multi-color washable Glitter Glue Multi Pack contains 5 glue tubes each 0.35 fluid ounces. Colors are: red, gold/blue, blue, blue/red, and gold/red.  You can add sparkle to your art or any decorating! This product is Non-toxic but is NOT  for use on skin. Washes from most children’s clothing. It conforms to ASTM D4236(standard warning used […]