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Where do balloons go when they fly away? Explore funny balloon-escape stories and write an imaginary story about the whereabouts of lost balloons.
Read Where Do Balloons Go? or a similar humorous story about balloons. Use your imagination to determine what the sky would look like if it were filled with all the lost balloons in the world. Also find information about what happens in real life to helium-filled balloons when they escape. With your friends, brainstorm a list of ways to assure that balloons do not escape and litter the environment or endanger sea turtles or other wildlife.
Cover your art area with newspaper. Using Crayola® Washable Watercolors and Crayola Paint Brushes, color a sky background on watercolor paper. For a wash of color, wet the paper first. Use varying amounts of paint to create a realistic sky effect. Dry.
On a separate piece of watercolor paper, sketch helium balloons in different sizes and shapes with Crayola Colored Pencils. Color them with various colors of watercolor paint and brushes. Dry.
Cut out the balloons using Crayola Scissors. Glue one edge of each balloon onto the sky background with Crayola Glue Sticks. Stuff balloons with tissues and then glue down the other end. Glue on pieces of colorful yarn for balloon strings.
Write a story about the scene you created. How did the balloons get lost? Where did they go? What happens to them?
People around the world give thanks for their food. Celebrate a harvest of pineapples, pumpkins, or pomegranates-and sho
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Paper-bag puppets hold original poetry about pirates, pets, or any preferred topic. Young writers put the puppet's arms
Display the 7 principles of Kwanzaa in a one-of-a-kind accordion window book.
Snuggle up to read a good book about sleep, then write a book report about it on a quilt. Craft a bed with a recycled bo
Gild torn-paper edges and make golden leaf imprints on this decorative frame. Display original poetry, photos, or other
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.
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