Creating With Kids

Possibly the Coolest School Project Ever!

I love the amazing school projects our teachers come up with! Cabot’s third grade teacher has kids creating businesses, learning about supply & demand, ROI, etc. The kids have to present business plans to the bank (the teacher) and see if they are eligible for business
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Cabot's Pokemon Monopoly Creation (=

Cabot’s Pokemon Monopoly Game

Cabot(9) created a Pokemon Monopoly game with his grandma. He did a really nice job too! (=
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A Cool Way to Include Kids When Designing a Yearbook Cover (=

I’m working on finalizing the yearbook over spring break and I just LOVE the cover!! It’s a K-5 school and all of the 5th graders did a self-portrait that I scanned and included on the cover. I think it looks amazing! If you’re working on a yearbook, a mosaic
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Penguin Origami 

Cabot’s setting up to shoot a video on how to make origami penguins. (=   
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Some samples of the Printing Art Adventure that Cabot(9) and I are developing for his class. (= Www.ShenaLeonard.com

Art Adventure: Print Making

Here are some samples of the Printing Art Adventure that Cabot(9) and I are developing for his class. (=
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A Fun Twist on BB8 for a Valentines Box. (=

BB8 (make that CM9) Valentine Box

This is the first year (3rd grade) that Cabot was allowed to make a Valentine’s Box for school since preschool, and he was excited! Check out CM9 (he’s a descendant of BB8 -I just love how my little guy’s brain works!). He’s made from plastic bowls and
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Fun Robot Valentine's Box. (=

Robot Valentine’s Box

The only time Cabot got to make a Valentine’s box for school was in preschool and he made a super-cool robot. It was a great use for a broken slinky! (= These pics are a but blurry, but they’re pretty cute. He was so excited about his creation. (= Sadly, he
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If you're looking for a last minute gift for a Harry Potter fan, copy Cabot's idea. Give cozy socks with an Albus Dumbledore quote tag,

Last Minute Gift Idea For Harry Potter Fans (=

If you’re looking for a last minute gift for a Harry Potter fan, copy Cabot’s idea. Give cozy socks with an Albus Dumbledore quote tag, “One can never have enough socks. Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn’t get a single pair.” Cabot drew
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A Super-EASY way to make your packages look fancy! So easy, even a kiddo can do it. (=

A Super-EASY Way to Make Your Packages Look Fancy

We like to make packages look fancy in our house – but, like a lot of people, we don’t really have tons of time to spend on the process. Luckily, my aunt taught me a super-easy way to decorate packages years ago! It’s so easy that even kids can do it! (They just
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www.ShenaLeonard.com -- Messy Table, Creative House (=

Giant Harry Potter Book Cover 

Cabot is working on a gigantic Harry Potter book cover for part of his Lego League Program presentation (nothing to do with the Robot Competition part of the competition, there’s lots involved in FIRST Lego League…) and I think he’s doing an amazing job!!! (=
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