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Create inspirational star banners to motivate creative poetry, invention, and songwriting like that of others inspired by the starry skies.
Share poems, songs, and quotes about stars and the night skies with students. Read stories about stars. Have students look at artwork inspired by stargazing, such as Van Gogh's The Starry Night. Discuss with the class about experiences watching the stars and why star-gazing can inspire creative new ideas.
Have students create a star banner to inspire their creative thinking. Draw a few large stars on posterboard with Crayola® Metallic FX Crayons. Cut them out with Crayola Scissors.
Students trace each star onto black paper with a Crayola Gel Marker. Color stars with metallic crayons. Press hard for a stand-out effect. For cosmic clouds, tape several metallic crayons together and swirl them through the skies.
Add rays to the stars by making dots extending away from each point using Crayola Glitter Glue. Dry.
Post banners around the classroom. Write poetry and songs in metallic colors. Think of ways to harness the power of shooting stars.
People around the world give thanks for their food. Celebrate a harvest of pineapples, pumpkins, or pomegranates-and sho
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Create your own coral reef and learn about these delicate ecosystems.
High school students can teach elementary students about sustainability and environmental issues with this community ser
Display the 7 principles of Kwanzaa in a one-of-a-kind accordion window book.
Protection of the world’s tropical rainforests is a key environmental strategy for keeping the Earth healthy. Demonstrat
How in this media rich era can we use students’ creative energy to develop original songs and visual posters that captur
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Are you an innovator or inventor? Learn about the ColorCycle program and how repurposed markers became fuel.
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