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Apples: A Class Act! (Grades Pre-K–3)

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Discover the nutritional wonders of apples and get to know Johnny Appleseed with a plethora of learning experiences that cover subjects math, history, English language arts, health, and arts and crafts. Activities include an apple...
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Four Seasons

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Celebrate the changing of the seasons with this collection of arts and crafts activities. 
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A Christmas Activities eBook

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Get in the Christmas spirit with an ebook detailing 18 holiday inspired arts and crafts, including pompom trees, placemats, paper chains, and more! 
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Making Paper: Recycled Art

For Teachers Pre-K - 8th
The advent of paper has made a huge impact on society and we wouldn't be the same without it. This project allows learners to explore and create paper of their own using recycled materials. The how-to is all laid out, just follow the...
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Stamp Boxes or Jars: Recycled Art

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
With some canceled stamps, an old box, and some glue, learners create art from scraps. You save up or gather used postage stamps, the kids glue them onto a box or an old clean jar. All the steps needed to complete this project plus two...
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Paper Ring Art

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
A few bits of paper can really go a long way when it comes to art. Learners build motor skills and a creative voice as they shape and glue thin strips of paper, creating an original scene. 
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Lesson Two: The Earth, Introductory Activities

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Determine what young pupils already know about earth science with a brainstorming activity. After class members work together to complete a KWL chart about the Earth, they craft an acrostic poem to demonstrate their understanding.
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Art Savers

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Need a cheap way to get all those fabulous paintings, collages, and drawings home? Learners use old paper towel tubes to create a handy art transportation device. 
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Valentine’s Counting and Color Sorting Activity

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Reinforce the concept of one-to-one correspondence with a Valentine's Day-themed counting and color sorting activity. Scholars sort foam hearts by color—red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple—then count and place them on a number...
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Keep on Truckin'

For Students 2nd - 4th
An arts and crafts activity with an educational twist, this visually appealing worksheet has students cutting, pasting, coloring, and ultimately learning! Young Language Arts learners read about trucks, dogs and fishing, sorting...
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Lights! Cameras! Action!: Creating a Drama About the Lyme Art Colony

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Discuss the lives of artists in the Lyme Art Colony in the 1900s with this resource. Young historians write and perform a short scene depicting individuals who lived in the Griswold boardinghouse, used by the colony artists. They use the...
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You Call That Art? - Activity 1

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Learners formulate a definition of art in the introductory instructional activity for a unit on various art forms. The learning emphasis is placed on Oregonian artist Duff Severe and reflective writing. Students compose an essay...
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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Teach children that just because something is old, doesn't mean you have to throw it away with a reading of Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback. Engaging children with an arts and crafts activity in which they patch the holes in...
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This Is A Good Activity To Do Following A Unit On Short Stories

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
To review for a short story unit exam, class members engage in a talk show activity where individuals adopt the persona of characters from the unit's stories, sit for an interview, and answer questions posed by the class. Ask actors to...
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Art Masterpiece: Leonardo’s Inventions—Leonardo da Vinci

For Teachers 6th
Leonardo da Vinci is the focus of a hands-on activity that encourages scholars to become inventors. Pupils brainstorm and sketch their idea, compose a detailed depiction using a mirror writing technique, and antique the paper for a...
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activity Booklet

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Enter the colorful world of The Very Hungry Caterpillar with a booklet filled with activities to celebrate Eric Carle.
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Sea-ing More Clearly

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Explore works of art with your class by engaging them in a variety of artistic activities including papier-mache sculpture, poetry, performance, and more. After viewing and discussing four paintings of the sea by Robert Harris, learners...
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A Time for All Seasons - Spring

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Celebrate the arrival of spring with this fun primary grade science unit. Engaging young scientists with a variety of hands-on activities and inquiry-based investigations, these lessons are a great way to teach children about seasonal...
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Fancy Sunglasses

For Students K - 1st
Create extravagant, colored sunglasses with your class! In this arts and crafts activity, young artists color and cut out three pairs of sunglasses. After they have finished preparing their frames, they glue colored cellophane to their...
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Talent Show: Challenge Activities (Theme 6)

For Teachers 2nd
Here's a packet of activities and enrichment exercises designed for kids who have mastered the basic concepts in the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt thematic unit entitled "Talent Show."  
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Crayon Etching (Scratch Art)

For Teachers K - 8th
What to do at a time when we have a little extra time to fill and need an activity that won't take a lot of prep? This art project is simple and can be linked to various other subjects. Learners use crayons to color in their paper, then...
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Art Tape Amusement Parks

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In need of a quick way to get rid of extra art tape? This simple idea describes how learners can use it to create mini amusement parks. They'll form the tape into roller coasters, cars, and people with a little imagination and creative...
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Delve into Mother's Day with Arts and Crafts

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Mother's Day is right around the corner and these classroom-friendly activities will help you get ready.
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Visual Arts - Mexican Indian Yarn Painting

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Have you ever seen a Mexican yarn painting? They're beautiful! Create a Mexican yarn painting with your class using this lesson. Start by discussing Mexico's culture and viewing different yarn paintings. After reading about important...