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This poppy craft is quick, easy and beautiful. These painted coffee filters look so real, and they're simple enough for toddlers and preschoolers to make!
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Veterans Day mini unit
Hello Everyone! Oh My! What a week!! We packed so much in, my head is spinning!! I'll be back in a bit to give you a peek into our amazing week. But for now I just wanted to share a quick mini. Veterans Day is coming up on the 11th, so we'll be doing some work to prepare for our celebration. (We invite all the Veterans from the area to be honored.) Along with learning about the history (a light version for first graders), we also want our kids to know why and for whom we set this day aside…
Remembrance Day painting - Art Project
In Canada we honor Remembrance Day on Nov. 11th. The poppy is the national symbol we use in recognition of the poem "In Flander's Fields" written by John McCrae. At school we incorporate the poppy into our Art projects. This is a Poppy watercolor painting project that I have done with Grades 1 and 2. Materials Required: watercolor paper or heavy sketch paper, tempera paint in green, blue and red, paintbrush, painter's masking tape, scissors, glue stick, Black marker, red paper (optional)…
The Day That A Ran Away: Book Review AND Giveaway! » GRADE ONEDERFUL
Inside: Book review of The Day That A Ran Away by B.C.R. Fegan Hello! I just received a complimentary copy of a brand-new alphabet book! I read it to my almost six-year-old grandson and he enjoyed it very much. His main comment was he thought ... Read more
Kindie with Mrs. Bell on Instagram: “A Remembrance Day provocation at the light table this week. #remembranceday #poppies #iteachk #iteachkinder #iteachkindergarten #fdk…”
19 Likes, 0 Comments - Kindie with Mrs. Bell (@kindiewithmrsbell) on Instagram: “A Remembrance Day provocation at the light table this week. #remembranceday #poppies #iteachk…”
Easy-Peasy Visual Arts Lessons
Visual Arts is definitely not my forte, but I do however enjoy it. I know some teachers hate glue and supplies and anything that can make a...
12 Books About Peace
Teach kids about #peace this #VeteransDay. Our #RaiseaReader blog shares 12 recommended books to get you started. Click for details.
Remembrance Day and Veterans Day Stories for young children
Remembrance Day playlist for young children - FREE! ThatFunReadingTeacher.com
My son created a beautiful poppy memorial at school and when we came home we decided to create a memorial Stone - Our first try at rock painting. We usually collect small pebbles from beaches we visit and create magnets from them and use it to ‘pin’ a photo of our travels on the fridge.
A Poppy is to Remember
Our Remembrance Day art started with reading the book A Poppy is to Remember. We talked about the importance of November 11th and about th...
Poppies - Stimulating Learning
Poppies inspired play activities for the Early Years classroom or to do with young children - useful links for Remembrance Sunday... from Rachel (",)
Kindergarten Begins with Building Community and Relationships First
What do we focus on when we first start Kindergarten? Probably not what you would expect! Our first priority is not to start academics! It i...
The Poppy Story (Early Years).
An animated short film about the journey of the poppy and what it means. Written specifically for very young children this is an excellent introduction to th...