Natalie Dobell
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Top 10 list of my favorite finds for the classroom!  Products, gadgets, office supplies, and routines.     Some are clever and some are life savers!  My favorite are #3 and #4!

Top 10 list of my favorite finds for the classroom! Products, gadgets, office supplies, and routines. Some are clever and some are life savers! My favorite are and

candice ashment art: the HAND TREE -Hand Art- 4rth grade

do on small plates for dot day Collaborative HAND ART project. Could be done with a classroom of students. Or make it a family project and have children collect one hand print design from each family member, then put them together for a family tree.

writing prompt for mythical beings -- Ent from J.R. Tolkin

As I walked threw this strange neighborhood I noticed a huge shadow. I looked up and saw a tree with a face. It was moving gravely like this is normal

This shows the importance of plants in our soil. Plants like trees and grasses help purify ground water. Without them the ground water gets polluted and harder to clean and drink.

Possible school experiment to show importance of wetlands/riparian zones! This shows the importance of plants in our soil. Plants like trees and grasses help purify ground water. Without them the ground water gets polluted and harder to clean and drink.

DIY: Tree from paper bag. Did these in my classroom and I had the kids dip their fingertips in fall colored paint (white during winter) then touch the branches. Great 3D art project!

A Paper Bag Fall Tree. I have tissue paper in one of the bottom chest drawers at home.grab the fall colors. Need to buy the brown lunch bags tho'.

I already saved one of these but this is another example. We could easily change it to Puppet tree

Although used in a second grade classroom, this would be a great way to display student poetry in the classroom, especially for open house. Students could hang up their favorite poem that they have written.