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Use ears, eyes, hands and imagination to create a colorful underwater scene as described by a partner.
Explore the concept of Hawaiian seas through a shared read-aloud experience, video, or learning game. Imagine and then write detailed descriptions of underwater animal and plant life using Crayola® Erasable Colored Pencils. Which shapes are seen? Colors? Lines? Light? What is moving? Use vivid adjectives and lots of detail.
Organized in teams of two, students read descriptions to each other, listening carefully to build a mental image of the other child's scene.
Use Crayola Washable Watercolors, Watercolor Brushes, and Markers on watercolor paper to create the underwater scene described by one's partner. Experiment with different effects on wet and dry paper using techniques such as these: Bubbles-Create bubbles by leaving small circles of white paper. Surround the bubble with black marker. Outlines-Outline objects in black marker so they "jump" off the page, or leave white edges around lines. Color blending-Mix colors before or after placing paint on the paper. For intense colors, blend two dark colors with very little water.
Students compare their paintings with a partner's written description. Discuss how words affect perceptions.
Mount paintings on black construction paper with Crayola Washable Glue Sticks to make an aquarium-like frame for exhibit.
People around the world give thanks for their food. Celebrate a harvest of pineapples, pumpkins, or pomegranates-and sho
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Imagination and problem-solving go to work as children check out real bugs and create their own.
Protection of the world’s tropical rainforests is a key environmental strategy for keeping the Earth healthy. Demonstrat
Display the 7 principles of Kwanzaa in a one-of-a-kind accordion window book.
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Vivaldi inspires paintings incorporating symbols of the seasons.
Gild torn-paper edges and make golden leaf imprints on this decorative frame. Display original poetry, photos, or other
Create a 3-D braille chart simply with Crayola® School Glue, Markers and paper.