Michelle Ruiz
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how to make whisper phones.

I used to use a whisper phone! DIY Whisper Phones~ Children use these to hear themselves as they quietly read aloud. This post has great directions and with pictures that explain how to make them with inexpensive materials.

Make a banner to feature the faces of your students. Classroom DIY

IF I every get move to elementary - OLDER elementary, that is . Classroom DIY: DIY Circle Banners: can have kids decorate own circle with picture and name and use in hall, attach a clothespin and hang student work.

Teacher Confession

This is so true for anyone that works with kids and especially at a school! I feel that way about my student teaching kids already!They make my heart over flow! Kids don't have to be biological to bring so much joy and fulfillment to your life!

Paper Rolls Stamps - great recycling activity too.

Toilet paper rolls are those items that we use every day. Instead of just throwing those empty toilet paper tubes out, we can repurpose them as creative crafts for kids or home decoration. Here are Homemade Toilet Paper Roll Crafts for your inspiration.

Painting with Ice Balls (made with little balloons) on Freezer Paper.  (Art & Science connections)

So what you do is fill balloons up with water, freeze them, take the balloon off the ice. squeeze some paint on some paper, throw the ice balls on, and roll them around! Or you can dip it in paint and paint a picture.

Face books

Have students take photos of themselves showing the different emotions, then writing the vocabulary in Spanish. (This could be done with all sorts of vocabulary.

Toddler Art Project

Toddler Art Lay masking tape on some canvases, and let your toddler go to town with colorful paint. When you strip off the tape, you'll have a lasting piece of art celebrating your toddler's creativity!

FIREWORKS!!  Dip your pipe cleaner in the paint and stamp away!

Great of July activity FIREWORKS! Neat idea - Dip your pipe cleaner in the paint and stamp away! I told the kids to stamp in the same spot. After they lift the pipe cleaner up, turn it a little and stamp again. And repeat the process with a new color.