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Shabby Chic: Build a fort using objects inside your home, like couch cushions, dining room chairs, and blankets. What kind of fort are you making? Is it a clubhouse? A shelter? Visual Arts
Sky Sights: Look closely at the sky. Do you see any clouds that look like objects? Ask a friend if they see what you see. Visual Arts
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? Visual Arts
YouToon: Draw a cartoon version of yourself. What are you doing in the cartoon? Add a voice or thought bubble. Share it with a friend of family member. Can they tell it’s you? Visual Arts
Twinkle Time: Look closely at the night sky. Find stars that outline shapes of objects. Ask a friend they see what you see. Visual Arts
Upsy Daisy: Draw a picture upside down. When you’re done, flip it over. Does it make any sense? Visual Arts
The Shape of Things: In your classroom, count how many squares you see. Look up. Look down. They’re everywhere. Visual Arts
Starstruck: You’re a rock star. Practice signing your autograph for the red carpet. Is yours big and loopy or small and scribbly? Visual Arts
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
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
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
Book Nook: What’s your favorite book? Draw a new cover for it. How does it compare to the original cover? Visual Arts
Magic Musings: You’re a wizard. What’s your favorite spell? How does it go? Draw a picture of yourself in your wizard’s outfit. 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
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
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
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
Safari Stretch: Act like a giraffe. Eat leaves. Stop for a drink. Enjoy the view. What other activities do you do in your typical giraffe day? Theater
Sea Legs: Walk like a pirate on his ship during a storm. How do you move your feet? Legs? Remember, the waves are rocky and you need to keep your balance! Theater
Sinking Sprint: Pretend you’re running over quicksand. Yikes! How fast do you move your legs to keep from sinking? How high do you kick them? Theater
Shadow Show: Make shadow puppets on the wall. Create a two character story—a character for your left hand and one for your right hand—and perform a puppet show. Theater
Shout it Out: You overheard your friends are throwing you a surprise party. Practice the perfect surprise party squeal so they won’t know the secret’s out. Theater
Noodle Stroll: Pretend you’re walking on spaghetti with bare feet. Is it easy or hard to get around? How many noodles get stuck between your toes? Theater
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