Birch Trees in Winter Watercolors; I might try this with 6th grade. The art teacher who posted this lesson did it with 7th. Very detailed instructions!
I did this lesson today with 6th 7th and 8th grade, but I have done simpler versions with 4th and 5th in prior years. We drew spooky houses on watercolor paper. I gave them a few example of houses....
Ann Romney... and I bet she never had to tell her babies they could not go to McDonald's because she had to pay the water bill and did not have any money left over
Maybe when I actually get a sewing machine and relearn what I did in 7th grade I can attempt this. But I do think this, and the other scarves mentioned in this blog, is adorable!
The endangered Glass Frog. I did a research project on them in the 6th grade and have loved them ever since.
Huck is an adoptable Hound Dog in New Philadelphia, OH. Huck is young and handsome - thin - may have some greyhound in him. Looks built for speed! The pound does not have email. If you are intereste...
“Sir, the Angels are coming. You have to leave me.”
“I will die in the knowledge that my courage did not desert me at the
Fantastic resource! The Human Face: Nose Tutorial..I remember doing this in 7th grade art class!
Victoria Claflin Woodhull the first woman to run for President in 1872, a time when most women did not even have the right to vote. From npr.org.
Mason Jar Salads..easy to make the night before means No more vending machine meals for work because you did not have time in the morning!
This was the BEST review activity I have ever done! I even overheard a 7th grade boy say, "Wow, this is FUN!" That my friends, is hard to do - especially in math class when we are working on solvi...
Crafts and Sewing Projects
Pinner says: Did your mother and grandmother have silver wallpaper in the Powder Room? Mine did!
Maserati 250F For the ones who did not have soapbox car competition when they were little...
Thorin: "Did I not say that you would be a burden, that you would not survive in the wild and that you have no place amongst us? I've never been so wrong in all my life."
A Few of My Favorite Things
A Saxon brooch found in West Hanney. I did not realise it was that large! Found in the grave of a 25 year old woman. The brooch is a rare type dating from the 7th Century and is decorated with garnet and gold inlays.
I do not crochet too much anymore but have needed a good leaf pattern, this seems to fit the bill.
Bill Cosby quote-- The absolute truth. Parents are not interested in justice, they just want quiet.
for every day
In America, you can be armed - just not with the facts. - Bill Maher
6/11 --- Saudi Muslim graduate student at a Japanese university vandalizes four ancient Buddhist statues --So much for that viral (yet false) email rumor claiming that Japan does not allow Muslims into its country. Japan better watch out, we know what Muslims did to all the Buddhist statues in Afghanistan. | BARE NAKED ISLAM
Cheers - Boston, MA I was here but did not have time to go in. I am going back to Boston and I will have time to visit all the places I missed last time.
The wedding industry in Nairobi is waiting with baited breath and sweating groomsmen, for President Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta to approve a bill just passed late last week by Kenya’s parliament which would allow men to marry as many women as they want. The original drafting of the bill did have some clause about the wife having a say in the husband’s choice, but naturally that wording was dropped after mild debate. Women having rights? Pfft. This is