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"CHECK OUT OUR SCHEMA" chart. A student stands under the poster and tells their schema prior to reading a book. **Emphasize to the others in the class that everyone's schema is different. They may not have the same schema as this student does.

Remember how much fun catching snowflakes on your tongue used to be?  This project looks like it will be just as much fun!

Friday Art Feature - Catching Snowflakes

Friday Art Feature - Catching Snowflakes - Turn this into a writing activity January

Fun with portraits from Deep Space Sparkle. I LOVE THIS SITE.     Doing self portraits tomorrow to go along with our Van Gogh study. :D

Fun with Portraits II Guidebook

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Superhero portraits: "Heroes & Sheroes" self- portrait artwork. Make sure students put their names in the same place (preferably bottom left) for credit in hallway displays.

K / 1st / 2nd: tempera and chalk self-portraits

Chalk Pastel & Tempera Paint Portraits for Kinders

Greek Amphoras- I did this w my second graders 2 yrs ago- they looked just as good! ...( a little less detailed)

Ancient History Art - Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, Caryatid Columns - Ancient Greece Hands-on history project for kids


Inside My Head

Inside My Head: an activity for kids.for teaching schema/beginning of the year activity. Maybe hide student names on finished ones and make guessing game for parents on bAck to school night?

Art history for kids.  Books, videos and art activities for teaching 4 - 8 year olds about the famous artists: van Gogh, Picasso, da Vinci, Monet, Cezanne, Degas and Matisse.

Art History for Kids

Art history for kids: Books, videos and art activities for teaching 4 - 8 year olds about famous artists

Cute idea - would be cute when talking about careers - have them draw a picture of what they want to be when they grow up - caption, "My future is so bright I have to wear sunglasses!"

End of the Year Projects (Mrs. T's First Grade Class)

End of the Year Projects or could be used for good-bye to summer vacation - Mrs. Ts First Grade Class