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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