Minute to Win It – Tween Challenge
Guess what? The Game Show Network (GSN) is bringing Minute to Win It back to TV! I am privileged to be able to share with you the recent announcement that Apolo Anton Ohno, speed skating champion, will be hosting this addictive and exciting game show. It's a new season, with a new host, and all new episodes of Minute to Win It premiering June 25th at 8/7c only on GSN! And see how you can enter to win a $100 Visa gift card, just by reading this post. I know we loved to watch this show as a…
In the middle: Life as a middle school language arts teacher
I tried something new yesterday and I am glad to say it worked well and I will certainly use this strategy again! I had my students create vocabulary cards. I gave each student a piece of white copy paper and assigned them a vocabulary word. The student folded the paper in half "hot dog style" and on the outside wrote the vocabulary word and drew an illustration that would help them remember the meaning of the word. I explained to the the students that in order for the pictures to help…
Line Design Explained : Deluxe Edition
I was asked if I could go into a bit more detail concerning the Line Design "process". I think the easiest way is with a few more pictures than my previous post on "how to". I hope this helps...and as always...if you ever have questions about anything on my blog...e-mail me at email@example.com The materials you need for this project are good drawing paper(9x12...but could be done any size), Sharpie Marker, and your choice of media(see the bottom of this post for some ideas). Start with a…
Suncatcher Crafts Kids Can Make
Stained glass and suncatcher crafts are some of our favorite projects at The Artful Parent! I've evenly jokingly called this a stained glass and suncatcher blog since we make so many! We've made tiny suncatchers and turned entire picture windows into temporary stained glass installations.We've made permanent suncatchers and ephemeral stained glass.And we have made suncatchers for every season and holiday imaginable. I just love how suncatchers and stained glass combine sunlight with art…
Minute To Win It #3
A few Minute to Win It ideas - Had two Minute to Win It competitions towards the end of this school year (after Field Day and at end of year party) and most of the kids really enjoyed them
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"Oh, the Places You'll Go" is a fantastic book by Dr. Seuss. I received it as a high school graduation gift and it is so special to me. It's a very
Get Colorful with Doodle Names | Make and Takes
How often do you join in when your kids are creating? Doodle Names is a drawing project that parents and kids can enjoy working on side-by-side. I find that my girls and I always have interesting conversations while we sit and draw together. Plus, doodling is fun and relaxing! To get started, write your name … Continued
Beginning of the Year/ End of the Year Math Scavenger Hunt for Grades 3-5
NEW: I've added an editable doc without clip art so that you can add your own questions!Are you looking for a fun beginning or end of the year math activity? Download this awesome freebie!This scavenger hunt is a great way to combine outdoor play, math, and beginning or end of the year fun. Inclu...
FREEBIE: Field Day Word Search
Field Day Word Search Freebie! This word search is a great way to keep your students busy at their seats until it is time to get field day festivities started at your school. This search will keep them engaged while you are taking attendance, tallying your lunch count, etc. It will also get them en...
End of the Year Fun!
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