Category Archives: Crafts

Kwik Stix Product Review

I was asked to review Kwik Stix Paint Sticks and jumped at the chance.  I love art materials and this is a product I’ve never seen before.  I don’t say yes to every offer I receive to review products because I don’t want to clutter my blog with reviews, but when something looks cool and

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Bats Books and Model Magic

We’ve been reading a lot of bat books lately in my kindergarten class.  Some books are fiction and others are non-fiction.  Obviously, the non-fiction books have a lot of great information about bats, but the fiction books are not without their important details about bats.  The kids have been very interested in learning about the

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Plaster of Paris Handprints

This activity has nothing to do with literacy, but it’s one of those things every mom should have. I made them with my kindergarten students, my own kids, and my friends’ kids. The picture above was taken at my friend’s house. I love the way she displayed her girls’ handprints. Here’s a close-up of the

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