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Link literature and informational texts to three hand crafted Christmas ornaments students can make!

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Classroom Crafts to Celebrate the Chinese New Year, Chinese Dragon Puppet and Origami Lantern

Watch my students demonstrate two Chinese New Year crafts just in time to celebrate the New Year! Check out these videos for multicultural crafting fun.

Resultado de imagen para handcraft paper rolled christmas ornaments

I make these petal ball ornaments every year out of the christmas cards I get. that way, I still get to keep a little love from each year when all the wrapping paper and stuff get thrown away!

If I were a snowman...I could def work this into some type of writing assignment and then do the pictures....

Great way to say, "Thank you SNOW much for sharing your child with me each day!" and also for any Christmas gift you receive from a student. I took pictures mounted each child to card stock and will send home as my thank you note around the holidays.

January Crafts

Teach your students about snow and penguins with these chilly and charming winter-themed crafts.

10 Fall Handprint Crafts With Book Pairings

Kindergartners Retell Stories With Photo Story

An owl, crafted out of construction paper is posed in a real tree.

Mrs. Terhune's First Grade Site!: December 2012

Christmas craft:For this craft the students form their handprint around the ornament using white paint. Then, they decorate each finger using permanent markers to make it look like a snowman. To finish off the ornament I add ribbon and the snowman poem.