Activities for the Gallery
Here are just
a few ideas you may want to use in the classroom to showcase
your children's creativity and encourage them to learn more
about their environment. Remember, we'll be happy to post your
childrens' work in the Gallery Area at www.missmaggie.org. Please
visit the Gallery for submission instructions.
poems in the shape of a seashell, wave, shark or other underwater
- Make a
mural of a MMEA adventure. Kids get to contribute anything
and everything. Everything is labeled. Divide the class in
to small groups and see who can generate the most words. This
can become a class spelling and vocabulary reference.
- Ask the
children to do a mini-investigation about coral as a homework
assignment. This could be an initiating activity for the following:
make coral by using paper doilies and painting them with
watercolors. They choose one interesting fact from their
homework and post it with their coral.
can create a huge wall map to show where the major coral
reefs are located and post their doily coral.
- Ask students
to do a mini-investigation about the importance of the sea
as a homework assignment. What do we use that comes from the
- Kids can
make WANTED posters to put around school. They are looking
for specific fishers who are practicing undesirable fishing
he or she was spotted?
does he or she look like?
was he or she wearing?
was he or she doing and why is this bad?