Pinterest-inspired decorating in the library!  2nd graders made dots after reading The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds.  The picked out "frames" and signed their art.  Then I laminated the dots and strung them together using paperclips.  They definitely make the library more colorful!

Pinterest-inspired decorating in the library! 2nd graders made dots after reading The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds. The picked out "frames" and signed their art. Then I laminated the dots and strung them together using paperclips. They definitely make the library more colorful!

The teacher-approved K12 app. Try our language arts and math practice. The pioneering IXL app puts math and language arts practice right at your fingertips. Boasting all the functionality of IXL’s website as well as a host of unique tablet-only features, it engages kids by making practice really feel like play. Download it for iPad, Android and Kindle today for free.

The teacher-approved K12 app. Try our language arts and math practice. The pioneering IXL app puts math and language arts practice right at your fingertips. Boasting all the functionality of IXL’s website as well as a host of unique tablet-only features, it engages kids by making practice really feel like play. Download it for iPad, Android and Kindle today for free.

Hand collages. I can get the graduating class to create it and hang it up to honour their achievements in preschool.

Hand collages. I can get the graduating class to create it and hang it up to honour their achievements in preschool.

I'm All Booked: Library Lesson: Wild about Books! Library Orientation lesson geared for older elementary students to review library rules and book care. Free bookmarks and handout to download.

I'm All Booked: Library Lesson: Wild about Books! Library Orientation lesson geared for older elementary students to review library rules and book care. Free bookmarks and handout to download.

Imagine every child and adult in the bldg. creating their own Kandinsky circle. Make it mixed media, even. Love the colors of these, though

Imagine every child and adult in the bldg. creating their own Kandinsky circle. Make it mixed media, even. Love the colors of these, though

International Dot Day!  My afternoon classes are 4th, 3rd, 5th.  I pushed the tables together and rolled out 3 long white papers- approximately 12'x18" each.  We read "The Dot" and talked about the meaning of the story.  4th graders painted large and small colorful dots.  3rd graders filled in the negative space.  5th graders added details.  Students LOVED it and did a great job working together.  Finished pieces will be hung in the school library and cafeteria.

International Dot Day! My afternoon classes are 4th, 3rd, 5th. I pushed the tables together and rolled out 3 long white papers- approximately 12'x18" each. We read "The Dot" and talked about the meaning of the story. 4th graders painted large and small colorful dots. 3rd graders filled in the negative space. 5th graders added details. Students LOVED it and did a great job working together. Finished pieces will be hung in the school library and cafeteria.

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