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How can friends help each other? Explore opportunities to share while learning about human differences and similarities.
Imagine if all birthdays were on the same day. What if everyone was a good ball hitter and no one could catch. The more you get to know people, the more you learn about what makes them unique, yourself included. Here’s one way for students to share different talents with each other.
Find an interesting texture to do a rubbing, such as bricks, wicker seats, or bumpy bathmats. Place paper on the surface and rub with Crayola Twistables®. The texture will pop on the paper. Attach the textured paper to a recycled file folder with a Crayola Glue Stick.
Students lay hands on the textured paper and trace. Cut hands out with Crayola Scissors. Inside the hand shape, students outline their names in block letters using a dark color. On the fingers, students write some of their best talents, such as strong muscles (to lift heavy items) or a cheerful smile (to greet guests).
Students share writing with classmates. Who could use computer help? Who is good at tying bows? Interlace the fingers of two hands. Glue them together. Punch holes in each pair to connect them with other pairs using brass paper fasteners. Hang completed chain around the room.
Display the 7 principles of Kwanzaa in a one-of-a-kind accordion window book.
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Use ordinary wooden clothespins to create original versions of Guatemalan worry dolls. These minipeople hold important p
Open the golden door of Ellis Island and explore the history of immigration in the United States.
This powerful diorama pays tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrate his historic civil rights speech on the step
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Picasso’s art career spanned many decades and included a variety of styles and influences. Create a portrait collage ins
Learn about Japan---its geography, culture, sports, and industries? Decorate a fan with symbols of the country, past or
Use recycled paper bags to simulate leather or bark to create a Native American parfleche for use as an art portfolio.