Sue Vaughan
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These mini anchor charts are a great addition to your interactive reader's notebook. Each anchor chart gives an explanation of a reading strategy or skill. Students can glue them in their journal for quick and easy reference while they are independently reading.

These mini anchor charts are a great addition to your interactive reader's notebook. Each anchor chart gives an explanation of a reading strategy or skill. Students can glue them in their journal for quick and easy reference while they are independently r

Made by students of grade 3  You need:   paper strips in two colours, 4 x about 50 cm  black cardbaord  scissors  glue  printed grid of 5 by...

Made by students of grade 3 You need: paper strips in two colours, 4 x about 50 cm black cardbaord scissors glue printed grid of 5 by.

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I loved the idea of this craft, but it's harder than it looks. Only the oldest kids were able to keep the lines straight. However, the kids loved tracing their hands and drawing coloured lines.

"Expand an image" start off a child's drawing with a small magazine or photo image... and let them take off!

Start with a magazine or newspaper clipping and let the child expand the picture! Love this idea. Could also use as a writing prompt.cut out a phrase and use a writing activity incorporating it!

cardboard squares with notches cut out for building art

In the Children's Room: 25 Days of Art: Building Squares with instructions on how to make your own cardboard squares

Make It... a Wonderful Life: Owls, Foil, Glue, and Shoe Polish

Make It. a Wonderful Life: Owls, Foil, Glue, and Shoe Polish (use Aleenes tacky glue. Elmers glue spreads too much and flattens. Hot glue is too high so the foil may rip)

I am always looking for neat art projects to try with the kids at home. I found this today on Mr. E's art blog and have started one of my own. The kids will be doing one of their own next week.

I loved doing this in art class. Art With Mr. E: Line Design w/Shading - Grade Very cool, fun art shading project from Art With Mr. he's an elementary art specialist. Try this with your kids (but I think grown ups would enjoy this too).