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Idea 213: Festive Christmas Robins

This is a festive take on a previous idea, idea 142 (symmetry birds). What I particularly like about this task is that there is enough of a scaffold at each step of the proceedings that most children should be able … Continue reading

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Idea 212: Snowman Cards

The children dip their thumbs in white paint to make the body of the snowmen and use their fingertips to do the heads. Once dry, they can use markers to add noses, arms, hats, eyes etc. Having only one paint … Continue reading

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Idea 134: 3D Hand Drawing

A simple art idea. Have students trace their hand, then draw straight lines going left to right. When they reach their hand, they then draw a curved line. This gives the impression of a 3D hand on the page. Some … Continue reading

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Idea 88 for Science/Art Lesson on Camouflage

CAMOUFLAGE ANIMALS. Materials needed: Some A4 paper, scissors, glue. Time needed: 1 hour. This was an Art lesson that I integrated with what the class had been studying in Science. We had been learning about how animals adapt to their … Continue reading

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Idea 84 for Easy Creative Writing

CARTOON DIALOGUE Materials: Some comic strips without dialogue. Students involved: All class. I really wanted my first-grade students to write creatively, but it can be a bit of a daunting task even for an adult to be handed a blank … Continue reading

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Idea 80: Hidden Images Picture Search

HIDDEN PICTURES. Printed-out worksheets. All students. Activity: This is a great activity to have printed-out and tucked away in a folder as a back-up. Each picture has multiple objects hidden inside it, which the students have to find. The pictures … Continue reading

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