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  • Loren Jackson

    Use when teaching synonyms. Especially over used words. Give each student a word and have them fill in paint chip with different words. Also helps kids use thesaurus. Great idea for a language arts center. Then hang in classroom and kids can use in their writings. - Interesting Idea....i'm sure I can use this concept with History/Econ somehow!

  • Meg Johannsen

    so many things you can do with paint swatches! this is a "synonym garden"

  • Katie Zruna

    synonym garden, could be for word families, or antonyms ... another use for all those paint chips!

  • Ashley Ard

    Synonym Garden Great use of paint samples!

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Richmond & Tri Cities

    Shades of meaning! SUPPLIES: paint chips, construction paper, marker, tape & a thesaurus ::: The colors on the paint strip are similar, but not exactly the same... just like the words. Sit down with your little and create a Synonym Garden.

  • Alyssa Duffy

    synonym garden and other really good classroom ideas

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synonyms and antonyms...I'm trying to get motivated!!! Really like this Angela. I bet your room is already done:)