We read The Mitten, sequenced the story (using the printables on Jan Brett's website and glued the mitten on a brown paper bag to keep all their characters in one spot.) and wrote about an animal that could fit in our own mitten.
This was a fun activity to do in music class the first week of school involving the whole school! The kids spent just the last 10 minutes of class coloring there note/musical symbol. I also had a bit of a grade level assignment for them to include. The fifth graders wrote their favorite song title, the third graders wrote the value of the assigned note etc.
The Chalkboard Brights classroom collection combines the classic chalk look with vibrant colors, patterns and tons of fun. Your students will love the look, and you will enjoy spending time in your class. Colors include green, blue, pink, yellow, and white in patterns like polka dots, stripes, and swirls.