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5 Easy Shark Crafts for Kids

5 easy shark crafts for kids.. 1. Paper Plate Sharks Original image located here (no instructions though): You can make these little sharks out of paper plates.  Cut out a red circle for the inside of the mouth, triangles for the teeth, and … Full Article

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Construction Paper Aquarium

For this construction paper aquarium craft, you will be making an underwater scene out of construction paper. In the example below, I made a swimming school of fish.  You can use this idea to spark your imagination and add whatever sea creatures you want to your own paper … Full Article


15 Creative Literacy Activities for Kindergarten

Here are 15 engaging and creative literacy activities for kindergarten students to work on in small groups at independent literacy centers.  These literacy center activities can be introduced to the class and then placed at a table for a group of kids to work on while the teacher is working on … Full Article

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Coloring Pages for Kids

Fun and free coloring pages for kids - ready to print and be colored on! Use in your classroom or at home. Click on the pictures or the links below the pictures to download any of the coloring pages. Fish Coloring Page Here is an underwater fish coloring page. Download the Fish Coloring … Full Article

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Music Videos for Kids

These are some of the music videos for kids I use most often in my classroom.  Play these music videos on a Smart Board or projector. Play directly from this page or, if you open each music video in a different browser tab ahead of time, it is easy to transition from one song to the … Full Article

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Magazine Beads

You can make beautiful paper beads out of old magazines and they make amazing gifts too! I made these cool little magazine beads when I was teaching preschoolers and many of the kids were actually able to roll them up and make them all on their own.  I love how colorful they turn out and each bead … Full Article


5 Easy Space Crafts for Kids

Outer Space, Space Shuttle, Astronauts and Aliens - Here are some Fun Ideas for Easy Space Crafts! 1. Make a Paper Space Shuttle Craft For this space shuttle craft, you can make your own space shuttle or rocket ship and a fun outer space scene by using construction … Full Article

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13 Bird Activities for Kids

Stock up on bird seed and grab a pair of binoculars!  Whether you live in the country or in the city, you can have fun learning about  wildlife in your own backyard. Here are some bird activities for kids with ideas to get you started. 1. Make Your Own Bird Feeder. You can make your own bird … Full Article


Clown House Drawing

Bubbles, Bozo, Balloons and Pies! Today you will be making a fun clown house drawing with plenty of colors and surprises! For this silly clown house craft, a piece of paper is divided into sections and you can draw a different picture in each "room". Use a ruler to draw lines to divide the paper or … Full Article


3 Cool Magazine Collage Ideas

You can create a unique art project by using old magazine clippings. For these 3 magazine collage ideas, you can cut out shapes and pictures ahead of time or as you go along.  By reusing old magazines to create the magazine collages, you are helping the environment by creating less waste.  This … Full Article

spooky tree craft

Spooky Tree Craft

Introduction This Craft is based on the children's book, "The Berenstain Bears and The Spooky Old Tree", by Stan and Jan Berenstain. Kids love this book and it is one of my favorites too!  Read this book and create this spooky tree craft to go along with it.  You could also give kids the freedom … Full Article


Five Little Pumpkins Poem

Five little pumpkins sitting on a gate. The first one said,  "Oh, my, it's getting late!" The second one said,  "There are witches in the air!" The third one said,  "But we dont care!" The fourth one said,  "Let's run and run and run!" The fifth one said,  "It's … Full Article


Halloween Music Activities for Kids

A few spooky music activities for October and Halloween! Walk on the Witch - A fun Halloween version of musical chairs Halloween Songs and Music Activities from Dem Bones Music Video on YouTube: A very cute song/ music video … Full Article

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Haunted House Drawing

Inside this haunted house, there are many scary things - A witch, some bats, a skeleton that lives in the attic, spiders and goblins peeking through a window, ghost and bats flying around, and alligators swimming in a secret underground dungeon! Super scary.. And a fun Halloween craft! You … Full Article

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