Engage your students in deep understanding of ratio & proportion without them even knowing! Use the children’s book “Chu
Before roads crossed our nation, rivers served as roadways to move cargo. Learn about the engineering of the canal era o
Delve into the history and culture of China! Research geography, inventions, or other aspects, then sculpt a symbolic di
Learning to use money to make change? Captivate the imaginations of clerks and customers alike with a variety of student
Explore the various modes of transportation used to move west across North America in the 1800s. Create a scene with pa
Calling all percussionists! Drums are easy to learn to play and their sounds are recognized around the world. These red
Fingerplays and active songs such as Patty Cake and Open Them, Shut Them introduce children to simple song patterns. Con
Measure and design! Determine the perimeter of a space and create a map of your favorite room.
Parade with a one-of-a-kind Chinese Dragon puppet. Celebrate Chinese New Year, the country’s literature, or other aspect
Learn about geometric shapes and practice drawing sensational squares, terrific triangles, and other perfect polygons!
Inspire students to create an unusual view of their artwork as they use diagonal folding, rotating and flipping to compl
Design and fly a beautiful fabric windsock! This one is decorated with traditional Chinese symbols.
How many students would it take to give your school a metric hug? Work together to measure the building’s perimeter and
How do boats move?
Celebrate Chinese holidays and the country's ancient culture with animal zodiac kites. Happy new year!
Become a body ruler! Measure ears, arms, legs, or feet to gain a familiarity with metric lengths. Chart your findings in
Introduce, or refresh, the concepts of 3-dimensional shapes and volume with your students. Investigate Joel Shapiro’s us
Learn about Chinese culture, celebrations, and traditional symbolic writing then include characters and images in an ori
Be prepared! Design your own metric conversion chart to keep in your binder for quick reference.
What is the science behind making a boat sail? Invite students to design a sail shape that works best in a classroom exp
Research Chinese New Year and create dragon puppets to use in a parade.
After students research a staple item in the American household and how its cost has changed over recent history, they a
Provide students with an opportunity to reinforce knowledge of sounds with this tactile learning activity.
Students show their favorite holiday event on a personalized gift bag. Decorate these handy bags for treats on any speci