Shelf Life Pack: Chelsea Physic Garden

Shelf Life Pack: Chelsea Physic Garden

https://www.chelseaphysicgarden.co.uk/teaching-resources Shelf Life The Shelf Life resource pack is a cross curricular resource for teachers of pupils at all ages. Shelf Life is a collection of plants growing in the packaging of foods, drinks, cosmetics and medicines. Examples include a tomato plant growing from a bottle of tomato ketchup, wheat from a bag of bread, an orange plant from a carton of orange juice or a willow sapling from an aspirin bottle. It is a reminder of our reliance upon nature and prompts you to ask the question: How many plants have I used today? 15 years ago, Shelf Life was devised by Chelsea Physic Garden’s Education Department to illustrate the diversity of the plant kingdom and also to make the link between our everyday products and their plant origins. Many of the younger visitors to Chelsea Physic Garden (around 2,500 per year) are very surprised – and often quite disgusted – that their meals may have come from plants. When they see tomatoes in a ketchup bottle, potatoes growing in a crisp packet and mint in a toothpaste tube, the message sinks in. Our Shelf Life Resource Pack includes: • Information about 22 plants in our everyday lives - with plant profiles and tips on how to grow them and create your very own display • Games to try out • Curriculum-linked ideas and activities (e.g. the history of slavery and the evolution of packaging) • An extensive bibliography of links and suggested reading We have split the pack into 5 volumes This resource aims to encourage schools to grow their own Shelf Life and provides information about how to do this. There is background information on some easily-sourced and commonly found plants (growing tips and profiles - including all sorts of facts - botany, history, geography, food and nutrition and links to art, music and literature) in Volumes1, 2 and 3. In Volume 4 there are suggestions of classroom based activities to link Shelf Life with the curriculum at every key stage. In Volume 5 are suggestions of classroom based games to link Shelf Life with the curriculum at every key stage. • Volume 1: Aloe to Citrus (PDF/9.5MB) • Volume 2: Cotton to Peanut (PDF/7.6MB) • Volume 3: Pineapple to Wheat (PDF/8.8MB) • Volume 4: Activities section (PDF/7MB) • Volume 5: Games section (PDF/5MB) We welcome your feedback on these.
clairemre
Earth Day Roll A Story

Earth Day Roll A Story

Roll a die three times to pick a character, setting and problem. Use these to write your creative story! This Roll a Story is great to write a earth day based piece. This resource works great with our Digital Dice.
rombop
2 x National Parks Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Geography

2 x National Parks Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Geography

2 x Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘UK National Parks: Dartmoor & The Lake District’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Dartmoor UK National Park Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Geography Cover

Dartmoor UK National Park Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Geography Cover

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Dartmoor National Park’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Giving  directions

Giving directions

This is a pair work activity that can be used with the cards or without them. If you use the cards, one of the students will read the sentences giving the directions and the other student will try to guess the name of the public place from the main card.
Olynj
Giving directions

Giving directions

This is a pair work activity that can be used with the cards or without them. If you use the cards, one of the students will read the sentences giving the directions and the other student will try to guess the name of the public place from the main card.
Olynj
25 Color Palettes Inspired by Beautiful Landscapes

25 Color Palettes Inspired by Beautiful Landscapes

This printable color guide includes 25 color palettes inspired by beautiful landscape photography from all over the world. Each color palette is on a separate page that you can print for easy reference. Each page includes keywords and color suggestions to help you find the perfect palette for your project. Each color includes RBG, CMYK and HEX codes for color matching in graphic design. Each page also includes room for you to test your own colors from your pencils, paints or markers against the colors in each palette.
Sarahrenaeclark
The Forest Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Geography Nature

The Forest Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Geography Nature

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘The Forest’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Photographs for Authors and Teachers - Nature

Photographs for Authors and Teachers - Nature

595 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as 8 PowerPoints so that they can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
StartEducation
Photographs for Authors. Nature 8

Photographs for Authors. Nature 8

36 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
StartEducation
Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 4

Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 4

80 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
StartEducation
Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 2

Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 2

80 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
StartEducation
Copyright Free Photographs for Authors - Nature

Copyright Free Photographs for Authors - Nature

80 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons.
StartEducation
Bird Feeders Wordsearch Sheet Animals Birds Nature Starter Activity Keywords Cover

Bird Feeders Wordsearch Sheet Animals Birds Nature Starter Activity Keywords Cover

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Bird Feeders’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
The Lake District National Park Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Cover Lesson Geography

The Lake District National Park Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Cover Lesson Geography

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of ‘The Lake District’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
The Magic Easter Egg Hunt - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Story

The Magic Easter Egg Hunt - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Story

This Reading Comprehension handout is best suited for elementary to lower intermediate ESL learners or native English speakers. This Easter themed story was authored by me and it recounts the magic Easter adventure of Jill and Tom who come across a golden Easter egg. After carefully reading the text the students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False, a word search and a definitions match, a fun crossword a word scramble and an Easter themed maze. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes on and around Easter. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Mackie's Dairy Farm: From Farm to Scoop || Understanding Food Miles and Their Impacts

Mackie's Dairy Farm: From Farm to Scoop || Understanding Food Miles and Their Impacts

This lesson aims for all students (2-6th grade) to understand the concept of food miles, how they impact our health and the environment. By viewing how Mackie's Dairy produces their ice cream from cow to scoop, students are able to see this process first hand. The lesson also allows for flexibility and creativity, providing opportunity for a taste test of local vs. store bought products, inviting a local gardener or farmer, and tracking food miles using math.
lexi_mestas
Blank Observation Journal

Blank Observation Journal

A blank observation journal that can be used for a variety of scientific inquiries. It is a template with lines and boxes but no further information so that you can fill in in yourself.
betterinprimary
Pond Life Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Dipping Minibeasts

Pond Life Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Dipping Minibeasts

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of 'Pond Lfie'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Interactive Music Note Reading game-Google Slides /Adobe Reader-Outdoor Adventures

Interactive Music Note Reading game-Google Slides /Adobe Reader-Outdoor Adventures

Outdoor Adventures -Music Note Reading Game is an interactive outdoor themed Music game designed for both Google Slides and Adobe Reader (PDF). It allows students go on a virtual adventure visiting different scenes to help the children with practicing their music skills and provide teachers an opportunity to assess students in the process. Students will learn about various woodland animals and outdoor activities in the process of practicing math skills. Students pick a person or animal while searching for forest friends. In the process, they get music questions to practice. When they get it correct, they learn an interesting fact about the animal or the activity pictured. This is a great back to school review activity or one to play any time during the year! It is a great way to integrate technology into the classroom and differentiate instruction. It also helps students (especially second language learners) develop language skills and vocabulary development. But, most importantly, it provides lots of fun while learning about Music! When designing this product, I was thinking of how my own students love to take turns playing games in my class. They can’t get enough of it and always want “another turn.” This product has plenty of opportunities for students to have several turns during one class, or over several class periods. This game can be projected for a class to play at once or used on an iPad or tablet for individual for small group/center play. It can be assigned through Google Classroom as a way to practice skills independently. It takes the place of flash cards! Each location is like a mini game It can be played over one or several class periods. LOTS of content here! I hope your students enjoy Outdoor Adventures Interactive Music Symbols and Terms Game as much as my students have! What’s included: Google Slides link and QR code Adobe PDF game Suggestions for Gameplay Scoring Sheets Score cards
cathyscoolcreations
A to Z of Birds

A to Z of Birds

This is the A to Z or birds, part of the successful A to Z series. Birds, in many ways, are incredibly important. As well as a bird named after each letter of the alphabet, included in the set are some great things to do, in and outside the classroom. Make your school and your community more bird friendly, help to look after them, keep a diary and take photos as you go.
msterry21
A to Z of Flowers and Flowering Plants

A to Z of Flowers and Flowering Plants

Part of the successful A to Z series, this one is all about flowers and flowering plants. Flowers and flowering plants are important parts of our environment. These resources will inspire you to take advantage of the variety of challenges and tasks for you to do with your pupils, in and outside class. Enjoy.
msterry21
ART and Nature. Art Resources.

ART and Nature. Art Resources.

A vast library of original nature photos (595 in total) plus nature related art lesson plans and schemes of study and student guide to developing effective artwork based on nature. Also includes nature related grid drawing activities which are ideal as a starter or as a cover lesson. Suitable for KS2,3 and 4. Massive saving.
StartEducation
Money Tree Colouring Page (Traditions and Superstitions of Britain)

Money Tree Colouring Page (Traditions and Superstitions of Britain)

A colouring page of money trees from Rydal Water in the Lake District. Might be used as part of a local study, projects about William Wordsworth, gardens and parks (Rydal Hall), or geological features. An augmented reality digitalised version will be available in my Rydal Water adult colouring book once completed: http://amzn.to/2yi3ZS4 Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Rydal Waterfall (2): Lake District Colouring Page

Rydal Waterfall (2): Lake District Colouring Page

A colouring page of Rydal Water in the Lake District. Might be used as part of a local study, projects about William Wordsworth, gardens and parks (Rydal Hall), or geological features. An augmented reality digitalised version will be available in my Rydal Water adult colouring book once completed: http://amzn.to/2yi3ZS4 Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Botany Wordsearch Biology Science Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Botany Wordsearch Biology Science Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Botany'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Visuals. Nature. 8 Images Slideshows. 595 Original Photos

Visuals. Nature. 8 Images Slideshows. 595 Original Photos

Massive image library. This resource comprises 8 individual slideshows - 595 photographs in total, covering the natural world. Wildlife, landscapes, sky, sea, rivers, plants, fire, sea life, insects, birds, night time, winter, natural patters and much more ...... A great supporting resource for art, creative writing and any other subject where visual referencing is useful. I have taken these photographs over the past 15 years in 15 different countries. They can be copied and inserted into your own documents or printed out for students to respond to.
StartEducation
Plant Identification - ecology, field work opportunity

Plant Identification - ecology, field work opportunity

A presentation that goes through some common UK woodland flowers that may also be found on your school field and grounds. resource also comes with a worksheet that students can use to investigate these flowers on their own
TRJ
Garden Ponds Wordsearch Nature Wildlife Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Garden Ponds Wordsearch Nature Wildlife Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Garden Ponds'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Lake District Bundle

Lake District Bundle

A collection of photos and drawings based on the Lake District. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Valentine's Day Bundle

Valentine's Day Bundle

A collection of resources that could be used as part of Valentine's Day activities. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Berries

Berries

A collection of photos of different kinds of berries that will be added to in time. Can be used to help students understand about plant reproduction, and about toxic and safe berries that can be eaten. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Elderflower and Elderberry

Elderflower and Elderberry

A collection of photos that I will ad to over time to show the difference between elderflower and elderberry. Can be used for topics on berries, fruit, traditions, plants, and foraging in the British countryside. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Pumpkin Hat  ::  Pumpkin  Life Cycle Hat  ::  Halloween Jack O’ Lantern Hat

Pumpkin Hat :: Pumpkin Life Cycle Hat :: Halloween Jack O’ Lantern Hat

Pumpkin Hats :: Pumpkin Life Cycle Hats :: Halloween Jack o”Lantern Hat Hats that teach life cycles with additional Science Related Activity Sheets An easy to create 3D Pumpkin Hat to celebrate Halloween while learning all about the life Cycle of Pumpkin. Your kiddos will love making this adorable Pumpkin Hat and working on the activity sheets provided. There are so many possibilities and extensions for these 3D Pumpkin Hats and Worksheets. Develop Fine Motor Skills in… :: coloring :: painting :: :: gluing :: cutting :: :: following directions :: Perfect for … :: Centers :: Morning Work :: :: Art Class :: :: Literacy Extensions :: :: Social Studies/Cultural Studies :: Included in this unit :: 2 Crown styles to suit your kiddos Single Band Crown Groundhog Tail Crown :: Various head bands with Pumpkin life cycle and related themes :: Pumpkin themed Worksheets Pumpkin Research page Pumpkin Can Have Are Chart Pumpkin Circle Chart ** If there are additional trim sayings, phrases or lantern designs, please do not hesitate to email your requests. I would be delighted to add them to this template or create a new template package just for you.
lmilonas
Apple Hat  ::  Apple Life Cycle Hat  ::  Johnny Apple Seed Hat

Apple Hat :: Apple Life Cycle Hat :: Johnny Apple Seed Hat

Apple Hats :: Apple Life Cycle Hats :: Johnny Apple Seed Hat Hats that teach life cycles with additional Science Related Activity Sheets An easy to create 3D Apple Hat to celebrate Johnny Apple Seed while learning all about the life Cycle of Apple Trees. Your kiddos will love making this adorable Apple Hat and working on the activity sheets provided. There are so many possibilities and extensions for these 3D Apple Hats and Worksheets. Develop Fine Motor Skills in… :: coloring :: painting :: :: gluing :: cutting :: :: following directions :: Perfect for … :: Centers :: Morning Work :: :: Art Class :: :: Literacy Extensions :: :: Social Studies/Cultural Studies :: Included in this unit :: 2 Crown styles to suit your kiddos Single Band Crown Fish Tail Crown :: Various head bands with Apple life cycle and related themes :: Apple themed Worksheets Apple Research page Apple Can Have Are Chart Apple Circle Chart ** If there are additional trim sayings, phrases or lantern designs, please do not hesitate to email your requests. I would be delighted to add them to this template or create a new template package just for you.
lmilonas
Honey Bee Life Cycles ::  Bee Crafts  ::  Bee Activities

Honey Bee Life Cycles :: Bee Crafts :: Bee Activities

Bee Life Cycles and Research Writing A versatile Bee Life Cycle Unit that integrates Science, Writing and Art all in one great unit. Minimal prep and easy construction…perfect for the busy classroom. Is easily adaptable for researching all types of bees: Honey Bees, Bumble Bees, Mason Bees, Wasps, Hornets, and any solitary Bee. Check it out to see all the options for easy differentiation in any classroom and grade level. Develop Fine Motor Skills in… :: coloring :: painting :: :: gluing :: cutting :: :: following directions :: Perfect for … :: Centers :: Morning Work :: :: Art Class :: Writing :: :: Literacy Extensions :: :: Social Studies/Cultural Studies ::
lmilonas
Mother's Day ::  Mother’s Day Writing Activities  ::  Mother’s Day Card

Mother's Day :: Mother’s Day Writing Activities :: Mother’s Day Card

Mother’s Day, Every Day! A versatile Mother’s Day craftivity integrating Art and creative writing all in one great unit. Writing activities can be as easy or as difficult as you want for your kiddos. Minimal prep and easy construction…perfect for the busy classroom. Check it out to see all the options for easy differentiation in any classroom and grade level. Specifically designed to take in account of various family units and religions. This unit is great for making a “MOM” card-tivitiy that is inclusive of MOM, MUM, Step-MOM, Grand-Mom, Auntie and every Caregiver in a child’s life. Develop Fine Motor Skills in… :: coloring :: painting :: :: gluing :: cutting :: :: following directions :: Perfect for … :: Centers :: Morning Work :: :: Art Class :: Writing :: :: Literacy Extensions :: :: Social Studies/Cultural Studies ::
lmilonas
Japanese Cherry Blossom Lanterns ::  Spring Craft  ::  Haiku Poetry

Japanese Cherry Blossom Lanterns :: Spring Craft :: Haiku Poetry

Japanese Cherry Blossom Craft and Haiku Poetry Activity A creative, integrated Haiku Poetry Unit, classroom decoration, art project and 3D model all rolled into one beautiful Spring Activity! This is a very versatile art project the can be used for celebrating Cherry Blossom Festivals, Apple Blossoms, Spring, Poetry and Japanese culture. Paper lanterns are great for developing fine motor skills such as: folding, coloring, painting, gluing, cutting, listening and following directions. Embedded within this Japanese Lantern Craft there are several activities to extend your students learning about Blossoms, Spring, and Cherry Blossom Festivals in Japan and Washington DC. These units are designed in a Mix and Match format. You are able to pick the pieces that you want, depending on the needs and the abilities of your students…so many possibilities. This unit can be approached in several ways. Either as a quick Spring Craft that will take about 90 minutes to complete. Or as Japanese Cherry Blossom Lantern and Haiku Poetry that will take upwards of a week to complete. With my Kiddos, I have them spend a great amount time coloring their Blossoms as closely to the naturally occurring colors…this becomes a great observational and attention to detail project. I love teaching the kids how to layer and blend colors to create 3D dimensional optical effects. Included in this unit :: Bits and Pieces to create a Japanese lantern with lots of variations…see samples in preview :: :: Bottom trim :: Trims with ample space for writing facts or poems Trim with Cute Cherry Blossom Haiku written by me with primary tracing letters :: Activity Worksheets :: 4 Haiku writing sheets 2 Can Have Are Charts 2 Circle Charts
lmilonas
Pumpkin Craft  ::  Pumpkin Life Cycle

Pumpkin Craft :: Pumpkin Life Cycle

Pumpkins, Pumpkins and more Pumpkins A creative way to teach about Pumpkins and Pumpkin life cycles. Your kiddos will love creating and putting on their own personal touches on these unique Pumpkin Lanterns. Paper lanterns are great for developing fine motor skills such as: folding, coloring, painting, gluing, cutting, listening and following directions. Embedded within this Pumpkin project there are several activities to extend your students learning about the Pumpkins. These units are designed in a Mix and Match format. You are able to pick the pieces that you want, depending on the needs and the abilities of your students…so many possibilities. This unit can be approached in several ways. Either as a quick Pumpkin craft that will take about 90 minutes to complete. Or as long, in-depth project that will take upwards of a week or two to complete. In my classroom, creating the basic lantern will take my kiddos about 90 minutes (coloring and assembly). Adding on Pumpkins or Pumpkin life cycle cut-outs will take an additional 45 to 60 minute block of time. I normally have my Kiddos write about each life cycle stage or facts about Pumpkins or Pumpkin varieties on the back of the cut-outs. Included: • Printed Pumpkin lantern templates • Numerous Pumpkin trims and Life Cycle trims • Pumpkin Cut- outs….check out the preview to see everything included! ***************************************************************************** Keywords: Pumpkin Craft :: Pumpkin Activity :: Pumpkin Life Cycle :: Pumpkin Life Cycle Craft :: Jack O’lantern :: :: Paper Lantern :: 3D Craft :: Pumpkin Theme :: Ms Lil :: Pumpkin Decoration :: Pumpkin Wind sock ::
lmilonas
Butterfly Craft  ::  Butterfly Life Cycle

Butterfly Craft :: Butterfly Life Cycle

Butterfly, Butterfly A creative way to teach about Butterflies and Butterfly life cycles. Decorate your classroom and teach your kiddos about the beauty of these delicate insects. Your kiddos will love creating and putting on their own personal touches on these unique Butterfly Lanterns. Paper lanterns are great for developing fine motor skills such as: folding, coloring, painting, gluing, cutting, listening and following directions. Embedded within this Butterfly project there are several activities to extend your students learning about the Butterflies. These units are designed in a Mix and Match format. You are able to pick the pieces that you want, depending on the needs and the abilities of your students…so many possibilities. This unit can be approached in several ways. Either as a quick Butterfly project that will take about 90 minutes to complete. Or as long, in-depth project that will take upwards of a week or two to complete. In my classroom, creating the basic lantern will take my kiddos about 90 minutes (coloring and assembly). Adding on Butterflies or Butterfly life cycle cut-outs will take an additional 45 to 60 minute block of time. I normally have my Kiddos write about each life cycle stage or facts about Butterflies on the back of the cut-outs. Included: • Printed Butterfly lantern templates • Numerous Butterfly trims and Life Cycle trims • Realistic Butterfly Cut- outs….check out the preview to see everything included! ***************************************************************************** Keywords: :: Butterfly Craft :: Butterfly Activity :: Butterfly Life Cycle :: Insect Craft :: Insect Life Cycle :: Metamorphosis :: Lepidoptera :: Paper Lantern :: 3D Craft :: Insect Craft :: Bug Craft :: Insect Activity :: Bug Activity :: Butterfly Theme :: Ms Lil :: Butterfly Decoration :: Butterfly Kite ::
lmilonas