Elizabeth Armstrong, artist in residence at a grammar school, pre-k and 1st graders layout stage before wetfelting
Tabletop Twitter modified for my 1st and 2nd graders. A great pre/post reading activity to get kids to activate their schema, make connections, and ask questions before, during, and after reading.
For the Home
Paper Craft: Fall Tree. Did this for Fall Fest at school for 1st graders and they turned out really cute!
Awesome for literacy center/ small group in a Pre-K/ K/ even 1st if kids need practice with the lines of letters. DIY salt tray and alphabet cards
Day 6 and projects 15-38! Knot Too Shabby Artist in Residence program at Wild Rose Elementary School in Monrovia. I taught the class about upcycling and repurposing, substrates, color theory and mixing techniques, dry brushing, stippling, and the #Endless
Idle Hour | Oakdale, NY. The Palm Garden which was accessible through the cloisters of the main residence at William K. Vanderbilt's country estate as drawn by artist S. G. Moore and used as a 1979 Christmas Card.
A box for each kid K-12 ... I had a professional organizer at my house (what a treat!) and she suggested this system for pictures and papers, etc. 1st year, 1-2, 2-3, 3-4, pre-K, K, 1st grade - 12th. So simple, but so brilliant.
A box for each kid K-12 ... I had a professional organizer at my house (what a treat!) and she suggested this system for pictures and papers, etc. 1st year, 1-2, 2-3, 3-4, pre-K, K, 1st grade - 12th. So simple, but so brillant.
This freebie gives a cute little hat students can make at the end of their first day of school :)(Pre-K, Kindergarten, and First Grade included)
Books Worth Reading
A Private Residence for an Artist in Israel - Design Milk
Maltese villa: Princess Elizabeth and Philip pose for a photograph at Villa Guardamangia in 1950, two years before she became Queen
Our Lady of Angels fire at a Catholic parochial School in Chicago. This fire, on Dec. 1st, 1958 claimed the lives of 92 children and 3 nuns.
Melbourne based artist Geoffrey Ricardo "who specialises in sculpture and prints" in residence at the Art Vault in Mildura (country Australia). Teddy bear prints.
Elizabeth Holt - TR Masters Challenge by Shingo Sato - Shingo Sato, a couture designer with studios in both Milan and Tokyo, specializes in a design technique called Transformational Reconstruction. His technics are taught at the TR Cutting School. Bravo, Elizabeth!
Great for a Sunday School class. This one is for 3rd and 4th graders.
Teddy bear prints! Melbourne based artist Geoffrey Ricardo "who specialises in sculpture and prints" in residence at the Art Vault in Mildura (country Australia).
GREAT ARTISTS & ART
Constitution Day - Ready to use! This PowerPoint lesson is age-appropriate with animations to keep K, 1st, or 2nd graders engaged. Lesson plan and worksheets are included too! $
A sweet disorder in the dress, Elizabeth Adela Armstrong Forbes. Canadian. active in English (1859-1912)
Marshmallow snowmen - dipped in white choc and painted with dark choc - presh for Miss H's 1st graders!-
Character and Comprehension Spinners for K-1st Common Core I love my K's! This is a great little spinner for teaching Ks and 1st graders how to think about their reading. Comes with 2 spinners with 8 sheets for each spinner. Great for centers and holding students accountable for what they read. $8.00