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Collection by Marsha Stewart

Marsha Stewart

The Mixed-Up Chameleon Paint Mixing Activity - Munchkins and Moms

A fun painting activity to do after reading the classic Eric Carle book The Mixed-Up Chameleon!

The Bouncing Dot Music Video — FableVision Learning

There are dozens of ways to conduct your Dot Day celebration! This September 15th-ish celebrate with "The Dot Song." Singer-songwriter Emily Dale collaborated with Peter H. Reynolds to create this beautiful melody inspired by The Dot and International Dot Day ! Listen and sin

Dot Day Sculptures

Thanks to the alignment of our calendar and curriculum map this year, we're celebrating DOT DAY at the end of our "Colors All Around" unit. We've learned about primary colors, secondary colors and shades, and have been identifying shapes and types of lines. Searching for a dimensional art project that would be a great summary to the unit AND a link to Peter H. Reynold's beloved book, I stumbled across this video from Cassie Stephens, a wonderful art teacher: ... and EUREKA! Give the pieces…

International Dot Day

Every year on September 15ish , students around the world celebrate International Dot Day. Inspired by the book, The Dot , students are ...

Handprint Hermit Crab Craft

This handprint hermit crab craft is a great extension of the Eric Carle book, A House for Hermit Crab and makes a great classroom display!

Tissue Paper Black Cat - Kid Craft

Tissue Paper Black Cat Kid Craft - goes along perfectly with one of our favorite children's books, Have You Seen My Cat? by Eric Carle

Eric Carle Paper Plate Spider - Kid Craft

Just like ALL our kid friendly crafts, this Eric Carle Paper Plate Spider activity is super simple, fun for all ages and really inexpensive too!

Top 10 Eric Carle Books and Crafts for Toddlers

Eric Carle is a name Moms everywhere are familiar with. On his birthday, we feature the top 10 Eric Carle books and crafts for toddlers to read and make!

Paper Plate Sleeping Bear {Kid Craft}

Check out our Paper Plate Sleeping Bear kid craft idea, inspired by the children's book "Bear Snores On" - a personal favorite of ours! #gluedtomycrafts

Dot Day

Every year on September 15ish , students around the world celebrate International Dot Day. Inspired by Peter H. Reynolds book, The Do...

"M" is for Monster - Crafts for Preschoolers

Photo Source: Getting Messy with Ms. Jessi Spruce up your letter "M" lessons with a few super cute monster crafts! Ms. Jessi over at Getting Messy with Ms. Jessi featured several ideas that are sure to please your preschoolers. They are super simple and you most likely already have everything you'll need on hand! Letter M Monsters Photo Source: Getting Messy with Ms. Jessi Provide each of your kiddos with a pre-cut letter "M" and place a myriad of craft embellishments on the table along with…

Make Your Mark on International Dot Day!

Have you heard about International Dot Day? It's celebrated on September 15th, and it's all about encouraging kids to discover how they can make a difference. Why is it called "Dot Day"? To find out, read the book that inspired this special day!

Celebrate International Dot Day with STEM — Carly and Adam

International Dot Day is celebrated on September 15th. It is a day meant to encourage students to be creative, curious, and brave. The inspiration for the day comes for the book, The Dot , by Peter H. Reynolds. The story of The Dot centers around the main character, Va

International Dot Day: September 15th

This is a blog offering art lessons to engage students' critical thinking skills through visual thinking strategies.