If I Were To Become President…
Students used construction paper to create the American flag and themselves in a fun campaign ad and stated what they would do if they were to become president. What a great way to get students excited about ANY election! This is a creative writing lesson, too!

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Found Object Faces

|| Subject: History and Humanities || Description: Students create a face out of a collection of found objects (provided by the program). Faces usually are not meant to resemble a real person. This is an excellent Art Day project. This project helps kids to think about the elements of a face – what makes a…

Event Maps

|| Subject: History and Humanities || Core Standards:  SS:GE:2:1.1: Identify the characteristics and purposes of globes and maps. (Themes: C: People, Places and Environment, F: Global Transformation) SS:GE:2:1.2: Introduce spatial information on maps and other geographic representations, e.g., map key, compass rose. (Themes: C: People, Places and Environment) || Description: Students create a map of…

Peeps (Clothespin Puppets)

|| Subject: History and Humanities || Description: Students create clothespin dolls of historical figures, characters, or mystical beings. Abenaki Peeps: Colonial Peeps: Fairy Peeps: Elf Peeps (an excellent project near the holidays): Self-Portrait Peeps (These were glued onto a Mandala – a great start-of-the-year classroom project!) || Prerequisites: Students should be studying the character(s) that…