Category Archives: Earth Day
From www.housekeeping.org Doing your part to help the environment and keep discarded items out of landfills doesn’t have to be simply your civic duty; it can also be a fun and creative way to add interesting decorative touches to your … Continue reading
Submitted by Bill G. 1.Have students trace a butterfly pattern or draw a butterfly on their own. To make both sides exactly the same, fold a large sheet of construction paper in half and draw half of the butterfly along … Continue reading
Submitted by Tiffany H “Lending a Hand to Earth” Writing- Have students tell what they can do to help Earth. This can be adapted to your students’ age and ability. This is also a great activity for foreign language and … Continue reading
Submitted by Kate M. I used 2 different shades of green for the stems. The flowers are completely made with tissue paper squares. The kids traced and cut out their hands. They then colored the hand. Click here … Continue reading
We found this great project on icanteachmychild.com Here’s what you’ll need: coffee filters, green & blue markers, contact paper or a laminator, a spray bottle with water, black construction paper, scissors, and clear tape to secure it to your window. … Continue reading
From puttiprapancha.com 1. Cut out a circle for the Earth. 2. Paint the earth with blue paint and let dry. 3. Glue empty nut shells (pistachio nuts are used in the picture, but you may want to try a less … Continue reading
Submitted by John T. Use washable paint on the child’s hand to create the hand print flower.Then have child paint stem and leaves. This can be drawn in pencil ahead of time for child to fill in if necessary. Don’t … Continue reading
Submitted by Gina B. First, the students trace a land pattern on their earth. Using something heavy like tag board is recommended. The students then should color the land with crayon. Encourage them to press hard when coloring for the … Continue reading
Submitted by Krista H. Using pre-cut mosaic tiles or cut your own from paper or magazines, have students create a picture. Click here to like teachertime123 on facebook!
Submitted by Krista H. This is a “no scissors” project. Have students tear tissue paper to make lovely spring flowers. They will glue tissue paper to a sheet of colored construction paper. Click here to like teachertime123 on facebook!
Art Lesson Plans Early Childhood Lesson Plans After reading the story “Clumsy Crab” by Ruth Galloway, make hand-print crabs. Use watercolor paints for your background paper. Then you need red paint and wiggly eyes to make the crab. I found … Continue reading
From meetthedubiens.blogspot.com What you’ll need: play doh – blue, green, black, yellow, orange, red What the earth layers are: RED – inner core ORANGE – outer core YELLOW – mantle BLACK – crust BLUE AND GREEN – land and water … Continue reading
From meetthedubiens.blogspot.com What you’ll need: sandpaper regular paper scissors glue glitter googly eyes Directions: 1. cut some starfish shapes out of your sandpaper 2. glue your starfish on some regular paper – we used pretty scrapbook paper that Kirsten thought … Continue reading
From mrsbrownart.com Students talked about fossils and learned new vocabulary words including “Paleontologist”. They created their own fossil fish using seashells and clay. After the clay was dried and fired they painted them using tempera cake paints. Grade: 1st grade … Continue reading