Glues Brews and Goos

Author: Diana F. Marks
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563089602
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Provides recipes and formulas for classroom projects, including paints, salt map mixtures, volcanic action concoctions, candles, paper, bubble solutions, slippery slime, and edible clay

The BIG Book of Glues Brews and Goos 500 Kid Tested Recipes and Formulas For Hands On Learning

Author: Diana F. Marks
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610697723
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This compilation is a must-have for every library, providing a multitude of methods for developing easy, interesting activities for children. Projects across cultures, recipes for healthy snacks, and intriguing science experiments are among the hundreds of ideas connecting learning and creativity for students of all ages. • Offers detailed instructions for making fun projects like simple telephones, face paint, a homemade compass, and snow globes • Features projects from other cultures and other periods • Provides step-by-step instructions, along with tips for easier project implementation • Contains recipes for snacks from across the globe, including Indian chapatis, corn tortillas, Navajo fry bread, and Welsh griddle cakes

101 Stunts for Principals to Inspire Student Achievement

Author: Frank Sennett
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452235597
Format: PDF, ePub
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Sennett's user-friendly book outlines 101 motivational stunts, accompanied by successful case studies, that educators can employ to creatively inspire and motivate students to higher academic achievement.

Exploring the Environment Through Children s Literature

Author: Carol M. Butzow
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563086502
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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With the power of stories you can generate student interest in nature and the environment while building skills across the curriculum! Using contemporary and classic children's literature as springboards to learning, this resource offers dozens of stimulating extension activities that engage young learners and teach them important concepts and skills in science, social studies, language, math, music, and art. You'll find puzzles, word searches, suggestions for computer projects, and more for such beloved titles as The Little House, Water Dance, and Brother Eagle, Sister Sky. Many of the activities are presented in reproducible format, so they're ready for the classroom. And lists of resources for further study are given for each book. Grades K - 4: (adaptable to higher levels).

Investigating Natural Disasters Through Children s Literature

Author: Anthony D. Fredericks
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563088612
Format: PDF, ePub
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Suggests activities and projects based on children's books about storms, volcanoes, earthquakes, and other natural disasters to increase understanding of science, the forces of nature, and their effects on human society.

Books in Print

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Art Activities from the World of Advertising

Author: Debi Englebaugh
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
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Enter the exciting worlds of advertising, communication, and art, and introduce students to principles and processes of visual communication with these hands-on, classroom-ready activities. Designed as a resource for those with little or no previous art experience, this book provides teachers with interesting ways to teach students about layout, design, illustration, collecting information about products and consumers, terminology, and copywriting. The book includes step-by-step instructions, checklists of supplies, reproducibles - even suggestions for integrating the lessons with other subject areas. Written for elementary students, these projects are easily adapted for a variety of ages. Grades 1-4.

Multicultural Projects Index

Author: Mary Anne Pilger
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Pilger's popular index has been expanded and updated This practical work helps you introduce young learners to the cultures, pride, and customs of groups around the world with crafts, traditions, and celebrations. Building on the material in her first edition, Pilger's index helps educators find hundreds of learning projects for the classroom-costumes, decorations, foods, handicrafts, songs, dances, and celebrations. Arranged by subject, entries describe the activities and guide readers to source pages that have complete bibliographic information for the projects. Craft projects include patterns and materials lists. Providing quick and easy access to a wide range of activities, this book opens up a treasure trove of learning. It's a wonderful way to share the excitement of other cultures with students.