Paint balloon using color schemes. Tie in with weaving or coiling for th basket. Paper mache a balloon, pop the balloon, add string and a basket for spring class crafts. Could go great as a bulletin board theme (Kid's Soaring to New Heights in Reading.
love this for the first week of school. Have kids interview each other, create a silhouette, and write a brief bio of their partner. Possibly have 2 writing samples one from beginning of year and one from the end?
Original pinner sez: Diane Salter - A New Step-by-Step Tutorial for 2015 including the use of Gelli painted papers! And then I cut up the blocked-out segments of the cat and numbered them--making it much easier to cut out the same pieces with my paper--
Simple solution to all your dice problems! Stick two dice in a small tupperware container. Have the children shake the container and look at the dice. No "throwing" dice or losing them either. I will probably use foam dice as they are noiseless.