Talvinen maisema --- Another great idea for teaching value using shades and tints. The original poster of this project, art teacher Jessica Young, gives a great explanation of the steps and tips she used with her fourth-grade students.
Shape monsters---can incorporate shapes, vertices and adjectives all in one. Have the kids create their shape monster then describe it using math vocabulary and adjectives. They could write how many of each shape that was used to make the monster.
What's on your mind? Is a terrific way to get to know your students + these make an easy and awesome bulletin board too!Great activity for the first week of school and a nice ice breaker for students to get to know their new classmates. by jo