Sunday, April 21, 2013

Earth Day project and Mother's Day!!

Happy Sunday Friends!  Tomorrow is Earth Day!  What are your plans for the day?
We have been been working a super cute and EASY project!
All you need are these materials:
Coffee filter- largest you can find
green and blue washable markers
spray bottle with water
area to spray
Have your students color the coffee filter with the blue and green markers filling in the whole thing.  The less white the better and the brighter the color the better.
Then spray the filter with water- just a little bit.  The water will absorb the colors together giving it an Earthy look.

We also wrote an Earth Day expository paragraph on how we will help our Earth.  We attached our "Earths" next to the writing and added glitter for the stars (now what kid doesn't love a little bit of glitter!  My class actually said- we get to use glitter?? hehe)
And they turned out like this:

(these are actually pics from last year- haven't snapped a pic of this years just yet :)
Super easy, fun, and a great keepsake!
The count down to Mother's Day is approaching fast!!  I have a fun project for you that is very easy and mom will just LOVE it!!
This is a close up of the front of the card the kids can make for mom.  Everything is included (except construction paper for the card and the stems).  There are many choices of poems and a letter the kids could add to the inside of the card.  There are even two other project ideas included!!
OH- and there is a special surprise for mom when she "picks" the flowers!!


 I have made used this for the past 6 years and the kids have a blast making it and the moms just LOVE it!
And I'd LOVE to give one away!!  Leave a comment with your email below and I will pick a winner on Tuesday night!
Oh and it is on SALE right now!!
20% off!!

Oh and head over to my Facebook page for another chance to win!!
Have a great week!


  1. Looks awesome. Would love to win. Thanks for the opportunity!

  2. That is so cute! I was thinking about doing the coffee filter Earth's this year too!!

  3. I am always looking for new and fun ideas for Mother's Day, I love this.

  4. Very cute! I'd love to win!

  5. This would be a nice addition to the tile coasters that my kids make. I would love to win it!

    Liz in SNOWY South Dakota. (first time I have ever had a snow day on Earth day...

  6. Your earths look great!

  7. Tori this post is just beautiful! Beautiful earths, beautiful projects for mom. Love it!!!

    ~Christy & Tammy
    Fluttering Through First Grade

  8. Tori, I work with kids who have emotional disabilities. I love your work and crossing my fingers that maybe we will win this so they can make them for their mothers.