After reading "The Dot" by Peter Reynolds, students create their own dots framed in "swirly gold." This was my first week activity and the dots now cover the bulletin board in the art room with the quote "Just make a mark and see where it takes you." - Peter Reynolds

After reading "The Dot" by Peter Reynolds, students create their own dots framed in "swirly gold." First week activity? "Just make a mark and see where it takes you.

From the book THE DOT by Peter Reynolds @FableVision Learning LLC

Excellent idea for getting the creative process started. From the book THE DOT by Peter Reynolds Learning LLC

Classroom Guide: The Dot and Ish by Peter H. Reynolds | Scribd

Awesome Classroom Guide (by the author himself): The Dot and Ish by Peter H.

Very NEAT!!  Students read the story "The Dot" by Peter Reynolds. It is a story about believing in yourself and believing in your work.  They create an image starting with only "one dot" on their paper. They then turn the dot into whatever they want, letting their imagination & intuition guide them. Students should start right away with permanent markers as there can be be no "mistakes" in this project. After completing their drawings they can fill them in with tempera paint!

"The Dot" by Peter Reynolds. Story about believing in yourself and your artwork. Creat into whatever you want by intuition-no pencil- permanent marker from the start because there are no mistakes. Grade Art with Mrs.

Peter Reynolds books (the dot, ish) are wonderful for helping children to better understand their creative selves.

Paul & Peter H. Reynolds' 17 Tips for Recharging Your Creativity

Peter Reynolds books (the dot, ish) are wonderful for helping children to better understand their creative selves.

Mrs. Johnson's First Grade: Creative Writing with "The Dot" by Peter Reynolds - possible read aloud for CRD

Johnson's First Grade: Creative Writing with "The Dot" by Peter Reynolds.I got this book with the software free after seeing Peter Reynolds at Teachers of Promise.

Children's Activities and Crafts Inspired by Ish by Peter Reynolds

Activities Inspired by Ish by Peter Reynolds

The Bouncing Dot Official Music Video for The Dot Song. “The Dot Song” is a beautiful melody inspiring bravery and creativity.

This animation brings to life the collaboration between singer-songwriter Emily Dale and Peter H. Reynolds, author and illustrator of The Dot. “The Dot Song”…

International Dot Day Lesson Plan - International Dot Day, a celebration of creativity, courage and collaboration. THE DOT, by Peter Reynolds, 2003 This lesson plan celebrates International Dot Day with a student art exhibition based on the color study Farbstudie Quadrate, by the French Expressionist, Wassily Kandinsky, well known for his color theory. Students are introduced to the experimentation with color mixing, and create a piece of art to be part of a large, collaborative exhibit…

International Dot Day Lesson Plan - International Dot Day, a celebration of creativity, courage and collaboration. THE DOT, by Peter Reynolds, 2003 This lesson plan celebrates International Dot Day with a student art exhibition based on the color study Fa

Proudly display this poster featuring an original illustration by Peter H. Reynolds: Vashti and The Dot. Vashti stars in Peter's book The Dot, the story of a caring teacher who dares her student to "make her mark." We urge you to share Peter's message about the importance of nurturing creativity with this beautiful poster! 18"x24" size available for $9.95. A larger size is also available. © 2011 Peter H. Reynolds

September was National Dot Day! It is based around Peter Reynolds wonderful book called "The Dot. K joined us and we dr.

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