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Imagine an environment unlike any on earth. Use Crayola® Crayons and Washable Markers to create a unique landscape, blending the marker colors with a wet Crayola Paint Brush.
Invite students to compare a variety of ecosystems, as well as the animals and people that live in them. What aspects of those environments are important to their survival? Now challenge students to imagine an environment unlike any on earth. What would this place be like? Document student contributions to the discussion on a classroom white board using Crayola Dry Erase Markers.
Ask children to cover their work space with recycled newspaper. They may work individually, in pairs, or small groups. Using a sheet of paper from a Crayola Giant Marker and Watercolor Pad, students draw an environment, including landscape, plants, and creatures with Crayola Crayons and/or Erasable Colored Pencils. For a pebbled effect, press and twist the end of the crayon (opposite the point) on paper.
In larger areas, use Crayola Washable Markers to fill in color. A wet Crayola Paint Brush can be used to blend the marker for a watercolor effect. Dry on a flat surface.
Use markers to add details.
Students write a short story about the environments created, and the creatures that will inhabit them.
Post student drawings and writing on a classroom bulletin board for easy view by classmates. Provide time in the school day for classmates to review and discuss each others' proposals.
How could plastic stop lying around in landfills and instead become fuel we need to heat our homes and run our cars? Cre
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Get to know the living things in the great big underwater world.
Explore how Lane Smith’s illustrations contribute to the mood created by the words of Jon Scieszka in their book, The Ma
Engage your students in deep understanding of ratio & proportion without them even knowing! Use the children’s book “Chu
Create an original pop-art repetitive portrait based on a study the life and work of Andy Warhol.
People around the world give thanks for their food. Celebrate a harvest of pineapples, pumpkins, or pomegranates-and sho
Are you an innovator or inventor? Learn about the ColorCycle program and how repurposed markers became fuel.
High school students can teach elementary students about sustainability and environmental issues with this community ser