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Picture Perfect

Make a sentence using pictures instead of words. Show it to your friends or family. Can they tell what the sentence is based on your drawings?

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Animal Instincts: Inch around like a caterpillar. How quickly do you get places this way? Remember though, in time you become a butterfly. What’s it like to suddenly be able to fly? Theater
Anybody There?: Walk like a ninja. Remember, you must be quick and silent as if you’re invisible! How long can you go undetected? Theater
Be a Star!: Pretend you’re a character from your favorite book. Eat dinner as the character. Can your family guess who you are? Theater
Be a Star!: Pretend you’re a character from your favorite movie. Do your homework as the character. Are they as good a student as you? Theater
Bird Brain: Act like an eagle. Soar. Swoop. Nest. What other activities do you do in your typical eagle day? Theater
Body Beats: Snap your fingers. What kind of noises can you make? Create a beat. Try adding some words to make a song. Music
Book Nook: What’s your favorite book? Draw a new cover for it. How does it compare to the original cover? Visual Arts
Brow Beat: Look in a mirror. Move your eyebrows around. Using only your brows, can you move them so you look surprised? Angry? What about curious? Theater
Carrot Cabin: Make a log cabin out of carrot sticks. How high can yours go? Have fun but don’t waste food. Eat your veggies! Visual Arts
Casting Call: You’re starring in a movie as a French chef. Get into character by describing what’s in your refrigerator. Remember your accent! Theater
Catch Me: Pretend you’re a frog, chasing a fly. Listen as it buzzes by your ear and watch as it flies around. Now try and catch it. How long does it take? Theater
Changing Channels: Change the dial on your car’s FM radio and find a song you’ve never heard before. Take a listen. Dance in your seat to an unfamiliar tune. Music
Chilly Toes: Pretend you’re walking on ice cubes with bare feet. Brrr! Are you moving fast or slow? Careful not to slip! Theater
Chow Call: Create a cheer about your favorite dessert. Add some dance steps and arm movements. How many different dessert cheers can you compose? Music
Color Check: Count all the different colors you see in your cafeteria. How many shades of blue can you find? Red? Green? Yellow? What color do you see the most? Visual Arts
Color Check: Count all the different colors you see on your way to school. How many shades of blue can you find? Red? Green? Yellow? What color do you see the most? Visual Arts
Comic Genius: Knock knock. Who’s there? Make up the rest of the joke. Literary Arts
Do a Little Dance: It’s hot. It’s summer. It’s time to water the grass. Be a human sprinkler. Get into a rhythm. It’s the sprinkler dance! Make sure to cover the whole lawn! Dance
Do You Tweet?: Listen to a bird. Imitate the sounds it makes. Can you convince it you are a fellow bird? Acting
Explorer File: You’ve discovered a new planet. Congratulations! What will you name it? What’s it like there? Draw a picture of it. Visual Arts
Foot Art: Trace the outline of your foot on a piece of paper. Remove foot. Now what can you do with the shape that’s left? Use the outline to draw something entirely new! Visual Arts
Foot Fun: Stick a crayon between your toes and draw a picture of a fruit or vegetable. Can a friend guess what it is? Visual Arts
Hand Art: Trace the outline of your hand on a piece of paper. Remove hand. Now what can you do with the shape that’s left? Use the outline to draw something entirely new! Visual Arts
Hand Jive: Sing your favorite song a cappella, or without instrumental music. Clap the beat in the background. Music
Heavy Hand: Draw a picture of a ballerina without picking your pen or pencil off the paper. Is it easy or hard to do? What else can you draw like this? Visual Arts
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