We made the cutest Father's Day cards today. I wish I was organized enough to show you these earlier, but such is the way my week has gone. (If you have pinterest - my new favourite obsession - you can "pin it" for next year). Anyhow, I found this idea in one of my Martha Stewart magazines (yes, I want to be Martha). Unfortunately, I found the instructions a little difficult to follow. So I was very happy when I found this video on youtube. I played it once through in its entirety for my students, then played it through again, pausing at each step until all students were ready to move on. The results were fantastic! Each student created a wonderful and unique card. I let the students make any message they wished inside the card - some wrote an acrostic poem, a few wrote personal messages, and one students even made a haiku. The youtube video recommends using scrapbook paper (which I think would be really neat), but we used cardstock and had great success.
This is the video I showed the students:
Okay - I've got a Friday Freebie for you as well, today - "Lights, Camera, Action - A Collection of Commercial Assignments". This FREEBIE has three different media / drama activities that I have used in the classroom. We've been making commercials in class this week, so I wanted to share this collection with you. Click on the picture to bring you to my TpT store to download your own copy. It's got a 4.0 rating and has been downloaded over 4000 times already!
Have a great Father's Day weekend!!!