Use tp rolls cut in half for sails or other curved forms on top of painting. "From exhibit 'Explorer Ships in Warm or Cool Color Schemes' by cute craft for talk like a pirate day, pirate themed party or even Columbus day.
Students can learn how Native Americans used to use pictographs to communicate. Students can create their own story using pictographs. This activity could be considered both a Social Studies and Language Arts activity.
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