What Are I-Statements?

Tuesday, October 11, 2016


I statements are used to let someone know that you feel strongly about something without putting them on defense.  They can let the other person know that you own the feeling and are trying to deal with it yourself, but that you need help from them, without blaming them for the feeling.

For example, students might say, “I am feeling left out because I haven’t had a chance to join your game” instead of “you never let me play”.   

Why Are No Two Snowflakes Alike?

Monday, October 10, 2016
We've all heard that there are no two snowflakes alike.  
But have you ever wondered why?
I wanted to make a snowflake drawing page, and this seemed like the perfect opportunity to do some investigating about snowflakes!  I learned that there is a lot of science and make that goes into making those beautiful snowflakes. 

Preserving Leaves with Glycerin

Monday, October 3, 2016


Melting Crayons DIY

Friday, September 30, 2016
Wait!  Don't throw out those old crayons!  I'll show you how to melt them in the oven to make chunky crayons for kids that are perfect for texture rubbings! See steps to upcycle crayons into cheap art supplies perfect for adding texture your next art project.

Coloring Eggs

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
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