Mrs. T's Classroom Blog

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Ice Cream Bulletin Board

Back to School and a little ice cream fun.
I got ice cream poppers, tattoos and stickers from Oriental Trading to give each student as a welcome back to school gift.

CVC Scoops from the Moffatt Girls.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Butterfly Op Art

You can get a printable and directions from:
On one side the students can see a caterpillar, they fold it for the chrysalis and then on the other side they can see the butterfly.


Friday, May 1, 2015

Henri Rousseau Art

This is my sample:

We used scratch foam to create Henri Rousseau inspired jungle prints. We used the same print four times. We drew a tiger in three parts and added it to the print background with clay so that it became 3D.
I had the students draw their tiger but here is a pattern:
Jungle Interactive Art

This is my coworkers beautiful art:

This is a video we made about rainforest facts:


Friday, April 24, 2015

Parts of a Plant

We used the ABCYA Animate App on the iPad to create an animation for the parts of a plant.
We also used the Pixie App to measure with cubes:

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The Needs of a Plant

We used the Doodlecast Mini App to draw and write about a plants needs.
This is a cute song we learned to help us remember the needs of plants.

Doodlecast Mini Preview

Spring Poems

The students came up with a list of Spring words and then chose five to create a list poem. They typed them into the Visual Poetry App to create the flower shape.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Bear Cinquain Poems

We used the Pixie App to draw a bear and then typed in a Cinquain poem about bears. We came up with a list of adjectives, verbs and phrases together before creating our Cinquain poems.

How to Draw a Bear

I put their poems into book creator and uploaded it to ibooks for them to enjoy reading on the iPad.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Monet Frog Art

We drew frogs in the Pixie app and then used the Superimopse app to fuse them into a Monet art piece after reading:
 We put the picture into the Pic Collage app and wrote three facts about frogs.