Tuesday, February 18, 2014

OH MY... IT'S SNOWING AGAIN...

well, if you can't stop it... DRAW! it...



and HAVE FUN!

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Saturday, February 15, 2014

WHEN LIFE HANDS YOU SNOW...

BUILD A SNOWMAN!
This snowman was made by a class of Prek kids... a great cooperative project and fantastic motor planning and fine motor activity and they get to practice tracing and cutting...

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We begin by tracing a circle, then cutting it out, folding in quarters and snipping V shapes on the folds. Leave a finger width  between cuts...clear tape fixes any mistake.

Every snow flake, no matter how simple gets added with transparent tape. Adults can cut their own so the kids have an example and something to aspire to. Kids will be willing to try several times if they are sure their flake won't be rejected.
When warm weather finally arrives, the snowman "melts" overnight and is replaced by a "puddle" of  light blue tissue paper at the bottom of the door...
Click here...Martha tells us how...

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

MORE HEARTS & FLOWERS


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Will you color each flower in shades of red OR will they be the same color OR will they each be different? Hint: different color green stems and leaves looks great as well. 
Markers will be best  especially on card stock. Make this a class project. Each child can color one flower for the principal...or music teacher.
Happy Valentine's day to all...