The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

December 1, 2015
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Festive Fingerprint Art Cards for Holiday Gifts

With a few simple art supplies, your students or children can create beautiful, custom-made holiday cards using their fingers to stamp or print a design. For the finishing touches, use markers, a pencil eraser dipped in paint, and ribbon or … Continue reading

October 14, 2015
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Halloween Fun: Skeleton Art Project and Science Activities

This simple “Silly Skeleton” art project was one of my favorites to do with my class around Halloween time. It was easy to integrate into a science unit, and it includes a poem for reading fluency practice. Plus, the completed … Continue reading

November 3, 2014
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Thanksgiving Holiday and Making Connections with History

Try these Thanksgiving crafts and activities for kids that bring Thanksgiving history alive. The busy holiday season is the perfect time for introducing history in the classroom. Students are naturally excited and filled with anticipation. Use resources that explore what … Continue reading