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Songs with Motions - Ultimate Camp Resource. Sierra's Song Book. iTDi for teachers by teachers. Free Honey Bee Unit Study Lessons and Lapbook Printables. How to Make a Vase out of a Plastic Bottle: 8 Steps. Mexican Place Mats. Thanks to Darren for sharing this craft idea with us!

Mexican Place Mats

This craft offers children an opportunity to learn the basic of weaving -- it's a great project for themes other than Mexico as well (just use the colours that go with the season or theme you are doing). You can make a larger version to use as a Mexican blanket or Poncho. Materials: scissors, glue, ruler pencil, one 18" x 12" piece of construction paper. - this larger piece will become the background color for the placemat 16 strips of construction paper in a single color or multiple colors - these strips should be 1 inch wide by 12 inches long Optional: clear contact paper. Instructions: Take the large piece of construction paper and fold it in half across the width.

Weave the one inch strips through the loom. Print friendly version of these instructions. Beach-Scavenger-Hunt.pdf. Summer Camps: Ideas and Resources. Education World: The Reading Room. EducationWorld wants to help you turn your students into the best readers possible.

Education World: The Reading Room

To do that, we have compiled the "Reading Room" a huge list of articles and activities designed to help you teach reading. We start with research-based concepts, ready-to-use tools, and extensions for learning provided by our own "Reading Coach. " After that, we have all sorts of useful tools including scripts for reading aloud in the classroom along with other resources. Tying Read Alouds to Standards This list of suggested activities and strategies will help you make every read aloud count, and assure your principal that you are focused on meeting standards. Glimpses Into Read-Aloud Classrooms Merely inviting students to contribute verbally when you read aloud to them isnt enough.

Using Micro-Text to Teach Writing In education, micro-texts refer to small, targeted bits of a book, essay, poem, newspaper, online publication, or other text. Free script downloads - Girl%20in%20da%20hoodie.pdf. Amazing world of food: Lesson 1: Where food comes from. Learning programming on Khan Academy. The Cup Song + Activities. Kids Love English: Parts of the House. Just yesterday, February 23rd, I started a new online course - "Becoming a Blended Learning Designer" on Canvas Network.

Kids Love English: Parts of the House

I'm really excited about it, for it is a challenge I need to face as an EFL and a Teacher Development Course teacher working with this model. Let the challenge begin.The main aspect of this week 1 reading “Understanding Blended Learning” is, for me, the idea of connectivism, which gives special emphasis on the importance of sharing information, ideas, resources, and networks. In my EFL teaching context, with a Teacher Development Course group, enforcing this concept among my students seems to be fundamental. Instead of focusing on lecturing, I’m urged to provide the students with the various resources I find appropriate to the course objectives so that they can choose the ones that fit their needs.

Toddler Art with Items found in Nature - happy hooligans. Nature faces: Creating toddler art with items found in nature.

Toddler Art with Items found in Nature - happy hooligans

Set out, with your kids, on a nature hunt in your yard or neighbourhood, and make art with the garden treasures that you collect along the way! Leaves, flowers, seed pods and twigs can all be used to create these adorably goofy nature faces. There’s something about looking for treasures that turns an ordinary walk around the neighbourhood into something exciting and magical. Sassy Style: Homemade Outdoor Twister Game. So, one day when I was spray painting, I thought that it would be totally rad if I made a Twister game on my grass with my trusty, rusty spray paint.

Sassy Style: Homemade Outdoor Twister Game

Yep-you read that right! You can make your own huge, homemade, outdoor, Twister game! (try saying that fast 3x) Constantly lovestruck: so much fun. My family is made up of very competitive bananagrams players.

constantly lovestruck: so much fun

Probably too competitive. But we love it. We love the challenge. We love the brain test. We love the adrenaline when someone yells PEEL fourteen times in a row. So last christmas, my brother Rob had the best gift idea for my mom. Of course my brother bit off more than he could chew, so he didn't finish painting all of the letters for Christmas.

15 Musical Instrument Crafts for Kids. Well I am back and the wonderful Playing By The Book has challenged me again to come up with a lovely round up of crafts relating to a specific topic… today’s topic is MUSIC a!

15 Musical Instrument Crafts for Kids

So I bring you over 15 Musical Instrument Crafts for Kids. Music is something I am trying to share with my kids, through song and also by “leading by example” – recently I took up playing the piano again, just to inspire my children to have a go. A Fabulous 100th Day of School - Kinder Craze. 20 Fun and Creative Crafts with Plastic Soda Bottles - Page 2 of 2. Craft Containers The bottom of your 2 liter bottle is perfect for all sorts of craft containers.

20 Fun and Creative Crafts with Plastic Soda Bottles - Page 2 of 2

You can use it to keep paint colors separated while you paint or store smaller beads, pins or other craft supplies in it and keep them separated while you work on your projects. You just cut the bottom off the bottle and then use it however you need. Tutorial Link – Sewmanyways Wall Garden.