ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter

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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
PROJECT OVERVIEW-PURPOSE: WHAT FUN IT IS TO COLOR, BUT THESE SHEETS ARE MUCH MORE THAN THAT! This lesson is designed to make life easier for the classroom teachers - a simple way to incorporate "art action" into independent activity time. It will
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Autumn, Visual Arts
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$2.50
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
A fun art experience that introduces the elementary student to the meaning of symmetry and mono-print through a fun painting project combined with a language arts writing experience. An "easy-art" lesson that can be done in the classroom. Symmetry
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Winter, Visual Arts
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 3rd
Types:
Lesson, Activities
$1.50
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
PROJECT OVERVIEW-PURPOSE: IT'S TURKEY TIME! AND WHAT COULD BE MORE FUN FOR KIDS THAN MAKING A SILLY-LOOKING TALL TURKEY? DOWNLOAD INCLUDES: Pdf lesson plan Patterns Photos This FREE "Easy-Art" lesson plan provides the children with a fun cut and
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Thanksgiving, Visual Arts
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson, Activities
FREE
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
THIS PROJECT IS SO MUCH FUN! Please take time to rate it and follow me!!! How many funny or silly Christmas trees have you seen left in the "for sale lot" ? No one wanted them! They were too fat, too skinny, too empty, or too crooked. Well, guess
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Visual Arts
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
FREE
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
ADDITIONAL IDEAS ADDED to a fun spring art activity that can be completed easily in the classroom, home school, or art room. Patterns and many photos are supplied to help create the items on the string. This lesson plan provides a fun project for
Subjects:
Science, Spring, Visual Arts
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$1.50
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
PROJECT OVERVIEW-PURPOSE: WHAT FUN IT IS TO COLOR, BUT THESE SHEETS ARE MUCH MORE THAN JUST THAT! THEY ARE FUN ALONE, BUT, WITH A LITTLE EXTRA WORK, THEY BECOME ADORABLE CHRISTMAS GIFT BAGS. Giving gifts and thinking of others, is such an important
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Visual Arts
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson, Activities, Printables
$3.00
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
BACK TO SCHOOL WITHOUT CLIFFORD! Kids love a puppy! Especially, when that puppy is Clifford! This " EASY-ART" Craftivity for the classroom is a lesson the kids will love,as they create a simple "back to school" craftivity of Clifford, as a puppy,
Subjects:
Short Stories, Back to School, Visual Arts
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson, Activities
$2.00
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
This LanguageART lesson is so much fun, while it integrates art and language arts for classroom use. Independent seat work/printables/samples Very little prep for you. Students have fun while learning. Challenge questionaires. PDF lesson
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spring, Visual Arts
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.00
13
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
WHAT FUN IT IS TO COLOR, BUT THESE SHEETS ARE MUCH MORE THAN THAT! They make Winter more fun. This lesson is designed to make life easier for the classroom teachers - a simple way to incorporate" art action" into independent activity time. It will
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Winter, Visual Arts
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Printables
$3.00
5
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
This product is so much fun...and it is also FREE. My LanguageART lessons integrate art and language arts for classroom use by providing printables for independent seat work...VERY LITTLE PREP TIME FOR YOU! If you like it, please take time to rate
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spring, Visual Arts
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Printables
FREE
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
What fun to be creative and draw imaginative, original, silly animals or creatures! And then, when you add a mystery to the project, it gets even better! Check this one out... Download includes: PDF lesson plan, patterns, photos To provide the
Subjects:
Back to School, For All Subjects, Visual Arts
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson, Activities
$2.00
5
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
Patterns and printables provided to give the elementary student a basic drawing experience combined with a 3-dimensional craftivity. Reading a spring story together is the perfect motivation - followed by a class discussion of scientific details
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spring, Visual Arts
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson, Activities
$1.50
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
A fun, mono-printing experience for the elementary student. FREE lesson plan has projects that are related to the season and environment of spring. It teaches children a basic art skill and exposes them to an understanding of the meaning of
Subjects:
Science, Spring, Visual Arts
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson, Activities
FREE
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
#1 Santa Box Head: "Easy-art" Coloring Printable Patterns for Primary and #2 Santa Box Head: Craftivity for Upper Elementary ------------------------------------------------------ OPTION #1 Santa Box Coloring Patterns PRIMARY PRINTABLES
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Visual Arts
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson, Activities
$2.00
4
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
EVERYONE LOVES CLIFFORD -JUST EVERYONE! And this free lesson, "CLIFFORD, THE BIG RED DOG CRAFTIVITY...AFTER READING THE STORY", provides the primary age children with an introductory experience in my LanguageART approach to teaching...in which art
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Visual Arts
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson, Activities
FREE
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
Many "easy-art" Spring projects for your classroom...teach language arts through a fun art activity. Spring is a new beginning time of the year, and so are these lessons. Fun, coloring, imagination, creativity, vocabulary development, math skills,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spring, Visual Arts
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson, Activities, Printables
$4.00
6
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
PROJECT OVERVIEW-PURPOSE: An Activity Packet of printables... Kids get to have fun throughout the school year as they color, interact with each other, and answer questions...great any time, but primarily reflecting on their year and the Summer
Subjects:
English Language Arts, End of Year, Visual Arts
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$2.50
8
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
Clifford's Bundle...SAVE $2 WITH THIS BUNDLE!!! WHAT A FUN DOG CLIFFORD IS!!! All children love reading his stories. But, it makes it even more fun when the kids also create an art projects about the stories. Your students will laugh, smile,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Visual Arts
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson, Activities
$4.00
5
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
PROJECT OVERVIEW-PURPOSE: To provide the elementary student with a 2-dimensional basic weaving experience, followed by a " new twist " on this, when student experiments to creatively change the flat weaving into a paper sculpture. OPTION #1: A
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Measurement, Visual Arts
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson, Activities
$3.00
6
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
A lesson plan to provide the elementary student with MANY fun Spring activities, to be enjoyed in the class room, home school, or art room. Learning design, 3-dimension, and basic art skills are all included in these art projects. A follow-up
Subjects:
Spring, For All Subjects, Visual Arts
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson, Activities
$2.00
8
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I taught art to grades 1-6 for 22 years. Sadly, I had to take disability retirement long before my ideas stopped flowing. I still find myself creating projects in my head, and now, with TpT, I have a place for those new ideas to materialize. TpT has also given me an opportunity to share my numerous original and successful lesson plans developed over those 22 years of teaching.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Hands on-totally creative. My classroom has a positive atmosphere, where children are happy and feel good about themselves whether they possess artistic talent or not. It is a place where the teacher projects an "anything is possible-you CAN do it" philosophy. Art projects are often correlated with the classroom curriculum, so lesson plans can also be used in the grade level classroom or home school. "ART ACTION" is always happening, always learning, and always having fun!. It is busy hands in a busy classroom where lot of learning is taking place.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Dow Chemical Excellence in Teaching Award and numerous grants to provide art enrichment programs for the students and staff. I was chosen to teach additional seminars to system wide staff and children's groups. During my 22 years of teaching, I also received extensive newspaper coverage and photos of projects and art show events.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BS in Education-visual arts degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Extensive continued post graduate education.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

My goal, throughout my teaching career, was to be a creative, quality, motivational art teacher. I always presented my original lessons in a positive, happy, "well disciplined but free" classroom environment. I was always striving to bring out the very best, while giving the child a satisfying learning experience.

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