Tag: Spark of the Day

  • Create A 3-D Halloween Scene

    3-D Halloween Scene by Fran W. A 3-D scene, or a diorama, is a creative way to express an idea, thought, experience, or tell a story. They can be made very simply or very complicated and detailed. They can also be interactive, stationary, or somewhere in between! It’s all up to you. To make a […]

  • Spark of the Day: Make an Easter Egg with a Surprise Inside

    Spark of the Day: Make an Easter Egg with a Surprise Inside

      Easter Eggs with a Hidden Surprise Inside by Fran W To make the Easter egg with a surprise inside, you will need… An oval, an outline of a chick, rabbit, or duck (available below), craft supplies including scissors, construction paper, a brad, glue, stickers, feathers and any other craft supplies you think you may […]

  • Spark of the Day: Roman Numerals

    Spark of the Day: Roman Numerals

    Roman Numerals by Fran W. Roman numerals may not be used as often as they once were, but they are still used in a variety of ways and can offer up a fun challenge for the day! The basic symbols and number values are: I =  1 V = 5 X = 10 L = […]

  • Spark of the Day: Eggshell Art

    Spark of the Day: Eggshell Art

    Eggshell Flowers by Fran W   Save your eggshells, they are great for arts and crafts!   To make eggshell art, you will need:   Eggshells from boiled or raw eggs – remove the inside membrane of raw eggshells Watercolor paints or food coloring Paint brush Water Glue Construction paper Pencil or crayons Newspaper Paper […]

  • Spark of the Day: Create A Spooky Sound Sentence or Story

    Image by digitalartFree Digital Photos Begin by thinking of as many spooky sounds as you can. If you need help, here are some suggestions:A ghost moaning, bat screeching, wolf or coyote howling, door creaking, howling wind, hissing cat, screeching owl, squeaking mouse, creaking tree, scream, weird laugh, thunder, groan, roar, tree scraping the window, door slamming, leaves swirling in the breeze, crow cawing, […]

  • Spark of the Day: Pom – Pom Shooter

    Spark of the Day: Pom – Pom Shooter

    Here’s a great way to turn simple items into a fun activity! Items Needed: Toilet paper tube, 12″ balloon, packing or duct tape, scissor, pom-poms, a large container and recycled plastic water bottles or yogurt containers Optional items:  A measuring tape, paper, and pencil What to do: Cut off the top of a balloon, new or recycled Put one end […]

  • Spark of the Day: Outdoor Charades

    Spark of the Day: Outdoor Charades

    You will need: Old magazines, index cards, markers, scissor, and glueSet-up: Cut out nature pictures from an old magazine and paste each one on its own index card. As an alternative, clearly write one nature-related word on each index card with a marker.Here are some picture/word suggestions: tree, squirrel, bird, flower, clouds, leaves, shell, rock, stick, branch, […]

  • Spark of the Day: Bottle Toss Game

    Spark of the Day: Bottle Toss Game

    You will need: 2 – 3 recycled water bottles, sand, water or dirt, and a hula hoop Set-up: Fill each water bottle a quarter of the way with water, sand or dirt, and place a hula hoop on the ground. How to play: Stand about 5-10 feet away from the hula hoop and toss each bottle into hoop. Keep score if […]