The Grinch

Every year on the last week before Christmas break I have each class follow the How to Draw The Grinch from Art Projects for Kids. I make sure...

Halloween Bats and Frankenstein Monsters

I love Halloween and I love how these quick activities turned out. I like to try and squeeze in some fun single day lessons when a holiday falls...

Stick Person Portrait

Many years ago when I was preparing for my first day of teaching I wanted to plan all my lessons so that the kids got to learn something...

Cat in the Hat

I love Dr. Seuss...like a lot! When our school celebrates every year I plan a lesson for each grade focusing on his work. In the past few years I...

First Grade Superheroes

This lesson was an interesting experiment. Before showing or telling the students what we would be working on I went around the room and we talked about "things"...