Saturday, January 18, 2014

6 for Saturday Linky

1. Who can ever have too many ways to calm your class? Blogger Kat lives on the island of Jersey in the UK.  You'll want to explore her treasure-filled blog for many more jewels like the one below.

 
Creative Playhouse: 15 Play Ideas to Help Children Calm Down and Relax

Creative Playhouse: 15 Play Ideas to Help Children Calm Down and Relax

2.  What's more fun than Click, Clack, Moo:  Cows That TypeWhy, reading more of Doreen Cronin's delightful series, of course!

 Ideas for using Doreen Cronin's Click, Clack book series to teach a variety of ELA topics. FREEBIES included!

Leigh shares ideas for using Doreen Cronin's Click, Clack book series to teach a variety of ELA topics. FREEBIES included!








3.  I had the opportunity to meet Jan Brett some years back.  She's a very humble and personable lady and a very talented artist.

Jan Brett talking about the author and illustrator's craft.  Very cool.

Jan Brett talking about the author and illustrator's craft. This video is for the 30th anniversary of her book, The Mitten.  There are a number of other Youtubes starring Jan.

4.  Mmmm, lemon.  This lemon playdough will be good in a spelling/word work, art, or free-play center.  Louise and Jenni have created a website full of kid crafts, recipes, and activities.  Check it out.

1 part conditioner  2 parts corn flour/corn starch  Food colouring (optional) Add zest & juice of 1 lemon for lemon playdough
                      1 part conditioner 2 parts corn flour/corn starch, food coloring (optional) 
                     Add zest & juice of 1 lemon for lemon playdough for extra sensory impact.

5.  I lived through the ratting trend back in the day, but never achieved such lofty heights as Dolly.  Enjoy more vintage dos at this site.

Dolly Parton rocking a 60s bouffant






          
        Dolly Parton rocking a 60s bouffant

 

 

 

 

 

  6.  Here's a simple craft to use for Valentine's party.  Lindsey's web post show several styles of paper chapeaus and she has included a couple of games to play with them.  Check them out here.


Pop up hats made out of paper plates - too cute!

Pop up hats made out of paper plates - Won't little girls love blinging them up?

 Now it's your turn, bloggers.  Post your 6 Pinterest favs for the week. Then come back here and link up.  My Wagoneers and Wagon Watchers want to see your pins.   If you don't have a blog, leave a comment here about your pick of my 6.

 

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