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Upsy Daisy

Draw a picture upside down. When you’re done, flip it over. Does it make any sense?

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Sound of Music: From the minute you wake up till lights out, count how many times you hear music during the course of your day. See how many different kinds of music you find. Music
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Money Matters: Design your own dollar bill. What color or colors is it? What do you put on the front side? On the back side? Visual Arts
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
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
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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
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
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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
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