I think the key to the “way cool” results of this writing prompt craftivity, is that I used tie dye, plaid and watercolor splattered copy paper, which came in a ream of 50 sheets per pattern.
I ran the T-shirt template off on this paper, as well as the cover pattern; so when the booklet is stapled to the front of the T-shirt the cover matches and blends in.
“Awesome!” is what my students tell me.
This "craftivity" is very versatile
, as it includes templates for an end-of-the year memory book
, with covers for preschool
through 6th grade
, plus a blank
If you already have a memory book
, have students write why they think this grade was terrific, or have this year’s students write a note to next year’s class: “You’re going to have a T-‘rrific Year” because…
You can also use this as a self-esteem building (fill a bucket
Use the “______ is “T"-'rrific!"
template and have each classmate write a compliment
in everyone's booklet.
You can easily do this by having students pass the booklets to the person behind them, and continue ’til the owner gets theirs back. Or . . .
Students could pick a partner and write a page for them.
You can also fill in the blank with “My Dad” is “T-‘rrific” and do this as a card for Father's Day
It also works for back-to-school
where students write about why their summer
For a “fun-tastic” display, hang completed projects on a rope suspended against a wall.
Use real clothespins
to clip them on.
I’m Diane from Teach With Me, hoping you and your students enjoy this craftivity however you choose to use it.
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