Stress Free Writing Activity for Students Using Paintings

Objective: To write descriptively with no rules Age: 5+              Time: 15-30 minutes (writing varies)               Grades: Kindergarten + Materials: Paintings (use student paintings, online resources, or paintings that kids find around their home) Drawing Supplies Writing Paper or Journal Pre-cut Frames … Read More


Macaroni & Corn Kernel Art For Learning Punctuation

Objective: To use enhance writing and punctuation through textured art mediums. Age: 5 – 9 Time: 30-45 minutes (writing varies) Grades: Kindergarten – 3 Materials: Elbow macaroni Corn kernel Lined paper Pencil Glue or tape Markers or Crayons or Paint  … 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





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


Tissue Paper Art & Writing Activity for Elementary School

Objective: To enhance children’s visual art and writing through the use of tissue paper Age: 5+ Time: 30-45 minutes (writing varies) Grades: Kindergarten + Materials: Elmer’s Glue or white liquid glue Small container Brush Tissue paper Construction paper Scissors Marker … Read More