My Spring Acrostic Poem by - Really Good Spring Acrostic Poem Reproducible and have students create

My Spring Acrostic Poem by - Really Good Spring Acrostic Poem Reproducible and have students create
My Spring Acrostic Poem by - Really Good Spring Acrostic Poem Reproducible and have students create
My Spring Acrostic Poem by - Really Good Spring Acrostic Poem Reproducible and have students create
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  • Congratulations on your purchase of this Really G ood

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    ® Ready-to-Decorate Rainbow Craft Kit—

    the perfect way to bring out the creative and artistic side of your students as they m

    ake colorful rainbows to give as holiday gifts or to display in your classroom

    .

    This Really G ood Stuff

    ® product includes:

    • 12 Ready-to-Decorate Rainbows • 20

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    Preparing to Use the Ready-to-Decorate Rainbow Craft Kit M

    ake copies of this Really G ood S

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    A ctivity G

    uide, the cut-apart reproducibles, and file the pages for future use. Or, download another copy of it from

    our W eb site at

    www.reallygoodstuff.com . If an extra rainbow is available,

    m ake a sam

    ple to share with students and then choose from

    the activities below to have your students create a fun classroom

    display or a m em

    orable keepsake.

    M other’s Day Rainbow G

    ift G

    ive each student a Ready-to-Decorate Rainbow and 16

    Foam Hearts.H

    ave the students stick Hearts onto their

    rainbows.Tell students to write a special M other’s Day

    m essage in the blank space below the rainbow, such as

    Happy M other’s Day! Love, M

    aureen or Have a good day!

    Love, Jose. Urge students to color and decorate the sun, clouds, and rainbow with crayons or m

    arkers. You can have students cut out their rainbows along the thick black lines or color both inside and outside of the rainbow im

    age to com

    plete their gifts.

    St. Patrick’s Day Pot of G old and Leprechaun Craft

    M ake and distribute copies of the G

    old and Leprechaun Patterns Reproducible

    and give each student two 6 -inch-

    long pieces of yarn. H ave students color and cut out the

    two patterns and put them aside. Provide each student

    with a Ready-to-Decorate Rainbow and 16

    Foam Hearts

    and have them stick the Foam

    Hearts onto their Rainbows.

    H ave students color and decorate the sun, clouds, and

    rainbow with crayons or m arkers and write Happy St.

    Patrick’s Day! on the blank space below the rainbow. Use a paper punch to m

    ake two holes at the bottom on the

    rainbows and the tops of the Pot of G old

    and Leprechaun patterns

    and have students tie the patterns to the bottom

    of the rainbow with the yarn. Display the colorful S

    t. Patrick’s Day Rainbows around your classroom

    or hallway.

    First Day of Spring Craft A

    sk students what som e of the signs are that m

    ean spring is approaching. G

    uide the discussion with such ideas as flowers bloom

    ing, trees turning green, the weather getting

    Ready-to-Decorate Rainbow Craft Kit

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    A ll activity guides can be found online:

    S pring A

    crostic Poem Reproducible

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    M y Spring A

    crostic Poem by:

    Directions:Use the letters below to create a poem about spring. Use the first letter

    of each line to start a word or phrase that m akes you think about spring. For

    exam ple, “B ” could be used to write “Bloom

    ing flowers”.

  • warm er, the grass growing and birds singing and hatching.

    W rite the signs of spring list on the chalkboard or on chart

    paper. Distribute the Ready-to-Decorate Rainbows and

    16 Foam

    Hearts and have students stick the Hearts to their

    Rainbows and color the Rainbow in spring colors. Tell

    students to write I like spring because… on the blank

    space below the rainbow. H ave students com

    plete the sentences and then display them

    on an “I LIKE S PRING

    ” bulletin board.

    Spring A crostic Poem

    s M

    ake and distribute copies of the Spring Acrostic Poem Reproducible

    and have students create their own acrostic poem

    s using the letters in the word rainbow.W hen

    students are finished, have them illustrate their poem

    s in the border and then display them

    around the com pleted

    rainbows.

    Earth Day M obile Craft

    Before handing out the pieces of this craft, cut four pieces of yarn for each student: three 8

    -inch-long pieces and one 12- to 24-inch-long piece, depending on how m

    uch yarn you need, to hang them

    from the ceiling in your classroom

    . Punch three holes in the blank space below the Rainbow—

    on the left, m

    iddle, and right. Punch another hole in the top center of the Rainbow

    between the sun and the clouds. Copy and distribute the Earth Day G

    lobes Patterns Reproducible and have students cut them

    out. H ave the

    students stick the Hearts onto their Rainbows

    and color and decorate the sun, clouds, and rainbow with crayons or m

    arkers. A sk students to write one of the words

    Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

    on each of the Earth Day G lobes

    and color them

    . A fter a discussion on reducing, reusing, and

    recycling, have students draw a picture on the back of each G

    lobe showing an exam

    ple of som ething that illustrates

    the m eaning of the word. For exam

    ple, a student m ight

    draw a blue recycling bin with plastic bottles in it on the back of the G

    lobe labeled Recycle. Once the students have

    com pleted their Rainbow

    and Earth Day G lobes,tell

    students to attach the three G lobes

    to the Rainbow by

    tying the three shorter lengths of yarn to each G lobe

    and through one of the holes along the bottom

    of the Rainbow.

    Then tie the longer piece of yarn through the hole in the top of the Rainbow

    and hang the Earth Day Rainbow M

    obiles from

    the ceiling.

    G randparents Day A

    ctivity (N

    ote:To allow tim e to m

    ail this gift to out-of-town recipients, m

    ake this craft a week or two before G

    randparents Day.) Create an overhead of the G

    randparents Day W ord Bank Reproducible. Distribute a

    Ready-to-Decorate Rainbow and 16

    Foam Hearts.H

    ave the students stick the Hearts

    onto their Rainbows and color

    and decorate the sun, clouds, and rainbow with crayons or m

    arkers. Instruct students to write a special G

    randparents Day m essage in the blank space below the

    rainbow and to sign their nam e. Project the G

    randparents Day W

    ord Bank overhead to generate a discussion about

    words that m ight rem

    ind students of their grandparents. Provide students with thin-point perm

    anent m arkers and

    have them copy one or two words from

    the word bank that apply to their grandparents by printing one letter in each Foam

    Heart to spell out the word(s). H

    ave students take hom

    e their special G randparents

    Day gifts to send to or share with their grandparents.

    A lternative Ideas for Display and G

    ifts If you prefer, use the Ready-to-Decorate Rainbow Craft Kit to m

    odify the previous activities or create your own craft. A

    few m ore suggested uses are:

    • Bulletin board displays: Use the com pleted Rainbows

    to enhance your holiday and seasonal bulletin boards

    • Refrigerator art: A ttach a piece of m

    agnetic tape to the back of each Rainbow

    • Door hangers: Punch a hole in the center top of the Rainbow, thread an 8

    -to 10 -inch-long piece of ribbon

    through the hole, and tie the ends together in a double knot

    • G reeting cards: G

    lue the com pleted Rainbow

    to a folded piece of construction paper, decorate the card, and add a personal m

    essage inside. • Book covers: Fold precut pieces of craft or wrapping paper

    to cover a school book and glue the com pleted Rainbow

    to the front or glue the Rainbow

    to any student-m ade book.

    Ready-to-Decorate Rainbow Craft Kit

    H elping Teachers M

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    ifference ®

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    eally G ood S

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    w w

    .reallygoodstuff.com #156908

    Pot of G old and Leprechaun Patterns Reproducible

    H elping Teachers M

    ake A D

    ifference ®

    © 2008 R

    eally G ood S

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    w w

    .reallygoodstuff.com #156908

    Earth Day G lobes Patterns Reproducible

    G randparents Day W

    ord Bank Reproducible

  • Congratulations on your purchase of this Really G ood

    S tuff

    ® Ready-to-Decorate Rainbow Craft Kit—

    the perfect way to bring out the creative and artistic side of your students as they m

    ake colorful rainbows to give as holiday gifts or to display in your classroom

    .

    This Really G ood Stuff

    ® product includes:

    • 12 Ready-to-Decorate Rainbows • 20

    0 Self-stick Foam

    H earts

    • This Really G ood S

    tuff A ctivity