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Create a cherished keepsake or gift! Fill this accordion-fold book with memories of great times shared with family, teammates, and friends.
Ask students what were the most important times in their lives. Document their contributions to the discussion using a classroom white board and Crayola Dry-Erase Markers.
Ask students, working individually, to select one of their important life events to create a Memory Book. With Crayola® Erasable Colored Pencils, students make a list the event’s highlights. Assist students with writing as needed.
In preparation for making their books, students cover their work areas with recycled newspaper. Cut watercolor paper with Crayola Scissors into front and back book covers. Encourage students to be imaginative when painting the covers with Crayola Washable Watercolors and Watercolor Brushes. Dry.
Cut two pieces of cardboard the same size as the book covers. Attach covers to the cardboard with Crayola School Glue. Dry.
With Crayola Fine Tip Markers, students write the titles of their Memory Books on the front covers. Include the date. Students leave space for a picture or photo of themselves if they like. Add extra sparkle with Crayola Glitter Glue. Decorate the back cover, too.
Students measure and cut strips of construction paper that are as tall as the book. Glue strips together in order to make several pages. Fold strips like an accordion, making each page as wide as the book. Glue the first sheet to the inside of the front cover.
Encourage students to write journal entries about their special events. Include names of family or friends who participated. Draw pictures. Attach photos. Include tickets, brochures, or programs.
Tie Memory Books together with ribbon, yarn, or raffia.
Provide time in the school day for students to share their Memory Books with classmates.
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