winter portraits - I like this alternative to drawing the face as the only way to make a portrait or self-portrait. I don't really like that it seems to be directional drawing as they all look the same.
WRITING ACTIVITY this is a descriptive writing piece for students to work on descriptive writing. Materials: paper to draw a monster on, graphic organizer of traits of a story, lined paper for students to write their story
I do Paint Chip Poetry, but I have kids use the names of the colors to integrate into their poems. This looks like fun -- I'll have to try it! Have kids draw them from a hat. They could practice descriptive writing using the color they draw.