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Capture shadow puppets by tracing them and turning them into stick puppets.
Create a light and shadow wall in your classroom by dimming the light sources. Use flashlights or other projectors to cast light on an open wall or chalk board.
Encourage students to play with hand puppetry by making rabbits, crocodiles, birds, and other shadow creatures with their arms and hands on the open wall.
Organize students to work with a partner to trace each other's hand shadows onto oak tag or posterboard with Crayola® Washable Markers.
Children cut each traced hand shadow from the paper using Crayola Scissors. Encourage them to add details to the hand shadow with markers.
Attach a craft stick to the back of each shadow puppet with Crayola No-Run School Glue. Allow time for glue to dry.
To experiment with light and shadows, students predict and then test how varying the distance between the puppet and light source changes its shadow. Experiment with various light and puppet positions. Record effects on the shadows.
Encourage students to organize their research findings in writing and be prepared to share these findings with classmates. Provide time in the school day to share and discuss their findings.
People around the world give thanks for their food. Celebrate a harvest of pineapples, pumpkins, or pomegranates-and sho
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Create a 3-D braille chart simply with Crayola® School Glue, Markers and paper.
Create an original pop-art repetitive portrait based on a study the life and work of Andy Warhol.
Picasso’s art career spanned many decades and included a variety of styles and influences. Create a portrait collage ins
Display the 7 principles of Kwanzaa in a one-of-a-kind accordion window book.
Create your own coral reef and learn about these delicate ecosystems.
Vivaldi inspires paintings incorporating symbols of the seasons.
Imagination and problem-solving go to work as children check out real bugs and create their own.