Invite children to share some of their favorite foods. Follow-up with a discussion of how nutritious their choices are f
Recurring patterns are found in nature in many different things. They are called fractals. Think of a snow flake, peaco
If a tea cup was suddenly made from fur could you use it in traditional ways? Creative and unexpected use of textures w
Sculpt a vase around a recycled container. Embed plastic jewels and other craft items to create a simple, striking gift.
Tiger poems and stories seem almost real when you make this mask. Decorate it with authentic tiger markings.
In the 1800’s the canal system changed the way freight was moved in our country. Learn more about how mules played an i
What’s at the center of a galaxy? A black hole! Look WAY beyond a black hole by creating a vivid galaxy and observation
Identify trees by their leaf shapes and structures; then capture leaf symmetry with painted leaf prints.
With Twistables Slick Stix Crayons and recycled materials, construct the object of your fear and inhabit it. Be it big l
Students create their own cloud formations with inspiration from the Caldecott Honor book, Sector 7, by David Wiesner.
Details and descriptions of rainforest scenes come alive in narrative stories, poems, and plays and in original oil past
Use scale as you plan a realistic fantasy garden of all of your favorite fruits and vegetables.
Capture the beauty and variety of fall leaves. Make an accordion book with different-sized leaf prints.
This rainforest mural is teeming with plants and animals. Some of them jump right out on their accordion-fold springs!
Students learn about size relationships in nature in this lesson as they create LARGE leaves and small ladybugs. How wil
Stick up for sharp-toothed creatures who get a bad rap! They are just trying to survive like all other animals.
Investigate how living things depend on each other for survival needs, then use color blending to make a unique rainfore
Audubon studied birds and painted them in their habitat. Students get the opportunity to do the same in this interactive
See with clear vision the forces that cloud our air, water, and Earth’s soil.
Neon is actually a phenomenon that occurs when you mix electricity and a noble gas. Learn how this work and create a neo
Bit by bit our trash pile grows; where it will end, nobody knows! Show you are smart; turn your trash into art.
Learn about bats and try out a new watercolor technique to create an original silhouette scene.
Poems and pictures portray our gratitude for Earth's natural resources.
Inspire the class to think about what they could do if they had an additional body part borrowed from an animal like Imo