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


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