• ### Art - Ripped Paper Art – Snowmen, Mountains and Evergreens

This art lesson is easy enough for grades 1 and 2 but can be adapted for other grades as well.  A huge amount of learning goes on in this lesson.  Students learn about depth, foreground, … View Full Lesson →

• ### Math - Handprint Counting by 5’s

Simple worksheet (see below) makes the concept of counting by 5’s very easy to understand.  The layout allows students to see the pattern of the 5’s and 0’s in the one’s column, and the patterns … View Full Lesson →

• ### Art - Joseph Stella Art: Line Designs

Art is created using the 5 elements of design by drawing a focal point, with 10-12 lines radiating from it. Each space between the “lines” is a different size (“mass”) and each will be filled by a different art medium (pastels, paint, crayon…) and using a different method, creating different “textures”, “colours”, “shapes”, and “lines”. View Full Lesson →

• ### Math - Domino Adding

A fun way to practise adding numbers to 12.  Using the familiar picture patterns of dominoes, students match ends of two paper dominoes, saying “3 plus 6 equals 9”.  Teacher models reusing photocopy paper, cutting … View Full Lesson →

• ### Art - Piet Mondrian Art

Objective: Learning about artists and imitating their work Using primary colours reviewing squares and rectangles (remind students that squares ARE rectangles, but rectangles CANNOT be squares) Materials: 8 1/2″ X 11″ white paper for each student … View Full Lesson →

• ### Art - Name Art

Practise using rulers to make straight lines…horizontal, vertical and diagonal in this pretty art activity.  Students use rulers and pastels to make their NAME a thing of linear beauty…literally!  Pastel coloring reinforces their knowledge of … View Full Lesson →

• ### Math - Money Booklet

Objective: Learning to identify coins and bills Materials: Coin stamps or enough coins to trace (1 cent, 5 cents, 10 cents, 25 cents, loonie, toonie) For each student, two 8 1/2″ X 11″ pages cut … View Full Lesson →

• ### Math - Bingo Dabbing By 5′s

Prerequisite: Previous experience counting by 5’s Objective: counting by 5’s to 100 (for grade 1’s) counting by 5’s to 200 (for grade 2’s) Materials: One bingo dabber for each student Recycled paper, like once used … View Full Lesson →

• ### Spelling - Fly Swatter Spelling

Objective: Learn spelling words

• ### Art - Handprinted Card

Materials: pencil eraser black paint or black-inked stamp pad fine-tip black pen fold 8 1/2″ X 11″ paper into 4 OR re-use end pieces of white bristolboard, folded in half OR pieces of white cardboard … View Full Lesson →