Hope you're having an awesome weekend! Debbie Clement here, rainbow-lady.
As I type, I'm in Ohio looking out the window at an ever mounting pile of snow. At this very minute its just the type of snow that lingers in a snow globe.
I saw these awesome snow globes on a bulletin board display a couple weeks back on one of my Author/Illustrator school visits in Florida. There are several things that I LUV LUV LUV about this project.
- The back drop of 'snow' is created in an open-ended/process manner -- where every student will be successful. Run the marble thru the white paint across the blue paper and VOILA: instant delight! Cause and effect + science!
- The teachers have allowed the students to create their own projects independently -- as evidenced by the snowmen slightly askew and individualized.
- The final 'presentation' of the work is truly worthy of posterity.
Sharing the very same bulletin board were these Perky Penguins, which would be absolutely perfect for a Valentine focus of hearts tied to your winter-animals unit.
Tomorrow is the big SUPER sale over at Teachers Pay Teachers.
This will be my first Super-sale, as I'm still just getting my feet wet.
|My little shop of digital products!|
I have a LOT to learn about connecting all of the dots to get the word out about my work at TpT! Every additional pin, tweet and + is a step in the right direction and I'm ever so grateful for your help in the social networking arena.
Are you using the Project Based Learning Approach in your classroom? I just had a return visit to one of my fav-o-rite kindergartens and they used a PBL approach that centered around my newest picture book,
"Red, White and Blue"
which would be a perfect addition to your President's Day observations. I do have a digital version of the song, that includes the sign language and music notation in a zipped file at TpT. You simply must come to my blog, RainbowsWithinReach, to see the many facets of their patriotic PBL -- that culminated in their performing my music for the Veteran's of their community and then my visit in their midst.
I will be joining many in "Kinderland" in putting my projects on sale tomorrow. TpT will add an additional 10% in savings if you use the promo code: SUPER at check out.
As always, I think one of the biggest services that I can provide is that of being a curator of all the great ideas on Pinterest that are appropriate for these first years of school. I'm inching up on my first 100K followers there -- so I know others appreciate my efforts on that format. Yes. Please feel free to pin my images!
-- Debbie --