Kirisha Aarvold
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We Learned These Tricks at School, and They Still Work

We Learned These Tricks at School, and They Still Work

The Silent Transition Game that will Save Your Sanity - try this when you need a minute to get ready for your next lesson, a great trick for elementary teachers

The Silent Transition Game that will Save Your Sanity - try this when you need a minute to get ready for your next lesson, a great trick for elementary teachers

One Black Dot - The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds - creating art with dots - coffee filter art, circle painting, The Day the Crayons Quit and more. https://firstieland.blogspot.com/2017/05/what-can-you-make-with-dot.html

One Black Dot - The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds - creating art with dots - coffee filter art, circle painting, The Day the Crayons Quit and more. https://firstieland.blogspot.com/2017/05/what-can-you-make-with-dot.html

'A Ball About Me', a fun first week back to school art activity. This soccer ball template invites children to respond to prompts in a personal, imaginative way using doodles, mark making, graffiti style lettering and imagery. Click on the link for me information and images

'A Ball About Me', a fun first week back to school art activity. This soccer ball template invites children to respond to prompts in a personal, imaginative way using doodles, mark making, graffiti style lettering and imagery. Click on the link for me information and images

Start by enlarging fingerprints then using a sharpie to "darken" or "thicken" the lines of the print. Place a new piece of paper on top of the enlarged fingerprint; this serves as a guide for each line of text. Students write their "bio" information along the whorls of their fingerprint. Then, lightly add art "behind" the printed text with colored pencil.

Start by enlarging fingerprints then using a sharpie to "darken" or "thicken" the lines of the print. Place a new piece of paper on top of the enlarged fingerprint; this serves as a guide for each line of text. Students write their "bio" information along the whorls of their fingerprint. Then, lightly add art "behind" the printed text with colored pencil.

Name Map-This is a great getting to know you activity. The teacher creates one and shares it with the class. The teacher then allows the students to create their own "name map". The middle symbol represents them and then they have other symbols branching off of the center symbol that represent who they are and their interests. It also goes well after reading Chrysanthemum.

Name Map-This is a great getting to know you activity. The teacher creates one and shares it with the class. The teacher then allows the students to create their own "name map". The middle symbol represents them and then they have other symbols branching off of the center symbol that represent who they are and their interests. It also goes well after reading Chrysanthemum.