Writing In Action With Verbs & Adjectives – Classroom Lesson

Objective: To enhance descriptive writing using verbs and adjectives through visuals showing action Age: 5+ Time: 20 minutes (writing varies) Grades: K-3 Materials: Small pictures of animals/ people Colored pencils Crayons White paper Construction paper Lined paper Pencil Glue Scissors … Read More


How To Create Dioramas & Trioramas In The Classroom

Objective: A 3-D way of displaying work, creatively enhancing written details Ages: 6+ Time: 45 minutes; writing will vary Grades: 1st + Materials: Shoe box Artifacts Scissors Coloring supplies (crayons, markers, colored pencils or paints) Tape Stapler Index cards Construction … 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





Sand & Salt Texture Writing for the Classroom

Objective: To visually enhance any subject through texture and rich vocabulary Ages: 5+ Time: 30-45 minutes Grades: 1st + Materials: Sand or salt White multi-media paper Construction paper Watercolor paints or watered down tempera paint Brushes Crayons Pencils (or fine … 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


Torn Paper Art and Writing Lesson for Elementary School

Objective: To inspire children’s writing through the use of textured torn paper and collage Age: 6+ Time: 30-45 minutes (writing varies) Grades: 1st + Materials: Construction paper Glue Lined paper Pencils Lesson for Torn Paper Art 1. Allow your students … 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