Innovative
Classroom

Center Focus

Literature Response

  1. This activity simply requires paints, paper, and imagination!
  2. Have your kids respond to a book they have read or book that is being read by the entire class. They should respond with paint.
  3. They can draw a scene they pictured, the main character, or other interesting story elements. Encourage them to experiment with the colors and different brushes in order to depict the scene in their mind.

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Division with Models
Spaghetti vs. Macaroni
Does Warm Water Rise Too?
Story in a Bag
Krypto
The First Thanksgiving
Speech Writing
Animal Alphabetizing
Mold Observation
The Mayflower Voyage
Ten Black Dots
Irish Mobiles
Homophones
Unscramble the Words
Paint a Picture with Words
Traditional Pumpkin Pie
Cinco de Mayo Lookup
National Olympic Trends
Tall Tales
Hero or Not?
Washer Weights
Create a Collage
Flannel Board Phonics
Discover the Explorers
Inching Along
Oil Pastel Fruit
Anthropomorphism
Millennium Mural
Make Your Own Collage
New Year’s Resolutions
Columbus Portraits
Original Nature Tales
Potato Latkes
M&M Fractions
If the Earth Were Flat
Number Relationships
Hand Sculpture
Combinations
Volume Conversions
Always Say Never Sometimes
How Long Would It Take?
Alphabetizing Objects
Presidential Fractions
Olympic Events from A to Z
Different Perspectives on Columbus
What’s the Stamp Worth?
Distances Traveled
Candy Heart Count
Food From Around the World
Student Editorial