Soar into spring with this fun synonym kite craftivity. Students choose a word from the list of 70, or pick a kite word card. They write their word on a bow and then list up to 11 synonyms. If you want, have students make a list of antonyms on the antonym kite and glue it to the back of their synonym kite. This packet provides several activities perfect for your Daily 5 word work.
Review capitalization and punctuation with this Cat in the Hat "craftivity." Students choose 5 sentence strips, underline the capital letter, add punctuation and then glue the stripes to their red construction paper hat in an ABAB pattern. If you want, have students rewrite the correct sentence on the red "stripes."
After reading Dr. Seuss's If I Ran The Circus, have students transition to either of these interesting writing prompts. One is a class book. Choose which writing prompt you want your students to do. They complete their page and illustrate it. Collect and collate the pages. Read your class book aloud by having each student share the page that they wrote.
This craftivity provides great fine motor-cutting skill practice. The packet includes a traceable template with answers, as well as a "bristle box" where students write their own thoughts of how they take care of their teeth.
Practice cutting skills; review circles, triangles and dental hygiene all at the same time, with this writing prompt craftivity.
Help your students learn to identify the fronts and backs of coins by making this mobile. Also includes coin templates for the half dollar and dollar. You can include the paper dollar at the top with a student's photo over George Washington's, or leave it at just a penny, nickel, dime and quarter coin dangler.
Students can color a mini Olympic flag (glue a Popsicle stick to the side) or strengthen their finger muscles by making a "Rip & Tear" Olympic flag. I've included 2-pages of historical Olympic flag facts, that you can share with your students as well.
This is a simple, quick and easy valentine card that your students will enjoying making. A black and white as well as full color template are included + directions of how to make a heart-shaped thumbprint paperweight or magnet.
Run off the heart pattern on a variety of pastel colors of construction paper, or for more pizzazz, print it off on patterned scrapbook paper that has a plain flip side. Students cut out their heart and then fold it on the dashed lines, creating an envelope! Encourage students to write something inside, or give them a poem or writing prompt. I've included a page of suggestions.
You can simply have children cut on the bold line of their folded paper (they will be amazed to see they have created a whole heart when they unfold it) or you can have children cut the heart and "scrap" paper in half and glue them to another sheet of paper to make a positive-negative reverse piece of art.