Fall is in full swing and the leaves are showing off a bit. I really love the beautiful leaves… but who doesn’t? Driving through the mountains this weekend reminded me that it’s time to start leaf collecting. I use leaves all over my house for decoration, but I also use them in the classroom for
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It’s a rainy Fall day, here in the Pacific Northwest. Our nature table is filled with drying sunflowers, apples, and a new book. Fall, published by Barron’s is one of my favorite books to read to my kindergarten class. I love encouraging the kids to collect leaves in the Fall and create pictures with them.
I’ve never been much of an artist. We have no formal art program or art curriculum in my district. We do not have art teachers/specialists who teach art to our classes each week. We don’t even have art docents, like I know some districts do. It’s all up to me. It’s my job to figure