Graffiti Art – Painting Craft Activity

This is a craft tutorial I LOVE. It’s about Graffiti Art. While I was driving my daughters around downtown Seattle, they were bothered by the graffiti on buildings and trains. So we started discussing how those people might live in … Read More


How To Use Collages to Enhance Creative Writing In The Classroom

Objective: To enhance descriptive, expository, and creative writing using scraps Age: 6+ Time: 30-45 minutes (writing/art varies) Grades: K-5 Materials: Scrap paper Construction paper Lined paper Pencil Glue Scissors Colored pencils Markers or watercolor paints (optional) Using Collages to Enhance … Read More


Using Calendar Art to Enhance Writing Skills in the Classroom

Objective: To enhance descriptive, expository, and creative writing using pictures Age: 6+ Time: 30-45 minutes (writing/art varies) Grades: K-5 Materials: Calendar art visuals of animals, people, places & things Construction paper Lined paper Pencil Glue Scissors Colored pencils Markers  A … Read More




Dance Activities for Physical Education

Dance is a great way to spice up your physical education unit! It’s also a fantastic way to work on balance, footwork, spatial awareness and so much more. These activities, assessments, and bulletin board ideas we’ve compiled from PE Central … Read More


Volleyball Activities for Physical Education

Volleyball is a perfect sport for any PE curriculum. It can be done indoors or outside, with fairly basic materials. It’s also a fantastic tool for working on teamwork, hand-eye coordination and movement. These activities, assessments, and bulletin board ideas … Read More


How to Inspire Note-Taking & Poetry in the Classroom

Objective: To inspire note-taking and poetry to come to life in a fun and ‘puzzling’ way Ages: 6+ Time: Approximately 25-45 minutes Grades: 1st + Materials: Construction paper Glue Scissors Colored pencils (or pencils) Markers (or crayons) Paint Brushes Magazine visual or coloring … Read More