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    Paint Chip Poetry - tons of fun! {from Mamascout}

    Poetry basket

    Synonym garden - SO Cute and EASY. :)

    Expressive Arts Group: Writing Templates for Fingerprint Poetry | ❤ | rePinned by |

    Vivid Verbs w/ Paint Sample Strips- Put the boring verb on the dullest color and more vivid verbs on the brighter colors. Create a sentence with the vivid verbs and have them decorate their paper.

    25 Types of Poetry

    Use letter "slides" made out of paint chips to help your child learn word families. Also, there is a list of the most common word family groups that kids should learn in kindergarten.

    Jenga for grief and loss. Can be used with any age group. Fun idea and very helpful to get people talking!


    Paint chips to teach contractions!

    Paint Chips for student passwords

    Group counseling activities - fear in a hat.

    Wiggle cushion! This seriously works wonders for one of my ADHD kiddos. Pure magic, friends!

    Please spend 3 minutes of your time to watch this phenomenal poetry slam piece by Taylor Mali. I wish I had the opportunity to have him as my teacher! #poetry #poetryslam #taylormali #teachers #respect

    Paint Chips...genius

    paint chips for word wall or other word activities... it could be used for writing math facts as well.

    "Shades of Vocabulary" Can use with emotional vocabulary words! -- I think that this is a great way for kids to understand similar meanings of words! Being able to see the different words and can associate them with the same "color" or word will help them to remember that, when it comes down to it, it all means the same thing! And you can totally make this for free which is even better! -Maggie Smith 2/1/13

    Use Magazine or Newspaper Scraps for Creating "Chance" Poems - More on blog: Hands-on Poetry Activities

    Paint Chip Synonyms...

    synonyms...i LOVE this because the colors on the paint strip are similar, but not exactly the same...just like the words

    Fun ways to group students - Free download