First-draft madness is where I am right now. Second-draft hell is nothing more than a vague idea, so I'm currently enjoying life.
Remembrance Day. Poem: "In Flander's Fields" written during the First World War by Canadian physician Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae.
Simple Ghost Craft made with just white paint and googly eyes - very effective Halloween art for little children.
Birdhouses/Fairy houses - cute craft for kids - paint a toilet paper roll and cut out a window. Trace a plate onto stationery and cut out circle for roof. Tie a button on the end of a string, pull string through tip of roof's cone to anchor. Make.
To the Lesson!: Back to the Basics This blog post shows all kinds of Montessori materials in use, but I was most excited by the use of a kitchen shelf-extension rack to learn the basics of weaving! Great idea!
Glow in the dark experiments with ice & salt. Science and art come together in this fun activity for kids!
Tissue Paper "Stained Glass" - Search Google for other ideas as well (like http://www.theunlikelyhomeschool.com/2014/11/stained-glass-art-tutorial.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheUnlikelyHomeschool+%28The+U
Letters - This product contains worksheets with the alphabet letters.Students find and circle / highlight/ color the upper and lowercase focus letters. They also color the picture that begins with the target letter. Then they trace the focus letters.
How to teach the alphabet to preschoolers letter of the week resource: includes activities by letter.
FREE Article and Instructions on How to Make Your Own Sundial! A GREAT summer activity for your kids that costs just pennies to make!