Family Paint Night Activity for Elementary School

At Lebanon Elementary School, the PTA planned a Family Paint Night where students from Pre-K through 5th grade and their families paint their own ceiling tile for the school. We wanted to do something special to get families together and … Read More


Writing Lesson Plan with Visual Illustrations

Objective: To enhance descriptive writing and action using illustrations cut into parts Age: 5+ Time: 40 minutes (writing varies) Grades: K-4 Materials: Pictures of animals, people, places (optional) Colored pencils Markers Crayons or paint White paper Construction paper Lined paper … Read More


String Art Painting Activity – Lesson Plan for Writing

Objective: To enhance writing through the use of textured visual art using string art Age: 5+         Time: 30-45 minutes (writing varies)       Grades: Kindergarten + Materials: Yarn (or string or floss thread) Tempera paint Brushes Art Tray Paint cups Scissors Construction … Read More


What Makes a Great PE Teacher – Tips & Resources

While there are certain tenets that make a great teacher in general, there are also intangibles that make teachers great. And these are not mutually exclusive. For example, one can have the tenets of a great teacher and not display … Read More


Student Writing Activity Using Paint & Framed Silhouettes

Objective: To visually enhance all subjects with various writing genres Age: 5+                Time: 30-45 minutes (writing varies)                Grades: Kindergarten Materials: Paint Sponges or brushes Crayons or Colored Pencils Cardboard frames or pre-cut matted frames Construction paper (black, white and assorted … Read More





K-5 Indoor Classroom Soccer Activity

Hello Everyone, my name is Coach Lopez, and I am the Health & Physical Education Teacher at Promesa College Prep – West Corpus Christi. In this blog I will talk about a soccer P.E activity I created that you can … Read More