Topical Resources for Early & Primary Educators

      During the month of October 2017, I will be reorganizing and adding artifacts to the following topics under new Index pages.
      In order to do this quickly and efficiently, some resources will be posted in advance of the holidays.
      Because so many teachers plan their lessons during the summer months in the United States, I hope that the timing for such an update will be positively fortuitous for those of you watching my Google+ feed.

Artifacts : Activities, Art, History and Poems About:
Index Posts for Methods of Practice: 
  • Sculpture & Pottery Index - Sculpture the art of imitating living forms in solid substances. The word means, strictly, a cutting, or carving, in some hard material, as stone, marble, ivory or wood; but it is also used to express the molding of soft substances, as clay or wax, and the casting of metals or plaster. Read more...
  • Mosaics and Collage Index - The invention of Mosaic may perhaps be attributed to the Romans. They used it to pave their buildings and cover their walls. The Byzantines, however, made popular, Read more...
  • Paper Cutting & Silhouettes Index - Paper cutting is the art of cutting paper designs. The art has evolved uniquely all over the world to adopt to different cultural styles. Read more...
  • Weaving Index - Weaving, the art of making cloth by means of a loom, from threads or yarn. It is not known when weaving was first practiced, but it is certain that it is one of the earliest of the arts, Read more...
  • Crayon Methods and Coloring Sheets Index - The primary purpose of working with coloring pages is to aid teachers in “scaffolding.” Scaffolding is a method used to help students successfully learn very complicated processes or concepts. Read more...
Pre-K, Kindergarten and Primary Elementary School Topics: Public and Private Institutions:
Classic Curriculum for Pre-K, Kindergarten and Elementary Educators:
Traditional Western Holidays: 
  • Search the tags for Grandparent's Day  (September 10th)
  • Halloween or All Hallow's Eve Index - (October 31rst) Halloween is on the evening of October 31. Though the occasion is usually given over to frolics, mischief and entertainments of an hilarious nature, the name means, literally, Holy Eve. Read more...
  • Thanksgiving Holiday Index - (November 23rd) Thanksgiving Day in the United States is an annual festival of thanksgiving for the blessings of the closing year. It is fixed by proclamation of the President and the governors of states, and ranks as a legal holiday. Read more...
  • Christmas Holiday Index - Christmas, the most important festival of the Christian Church, observed annually on December 25, in memory of the birth of Christ. The time when the festival was first observed is not known with  certainty; but it is spoken of in the beginning of the third century by Clement of Alexandria, and in the latter part of the fourth century Chrysostom speaks of it as of great antiquity. Read more...
  • Lincoln's Birthday (February 14th)
  • Saint Valentine's Day Index - (February 14th) A saint of the Roman calendar, said to have been martyred in A.D. 306. The custom of choosing valentines on his day (February 14th) has been accidentally associated with his name. Read more...
  • President's Day Index - The Constitution declares that the law-executing department of the government shall be in the hands of a President of the United States, who shall be chosen by electors, and not elected directly by the people; his term of office was fixed at four years; he may legally succeed himself. Read more...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day - is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year, which is around King's birthday, January 15. coming soon!
  • Mardi Gras Holiday Index - Mardi Gras, or Shrove Tuesday, in Catholic countries of Europe a celebration on the last day of revelry before the advent of Lent. Read more...
  • Easter Holiday Index - (movable feast day) Easter, the festival commemorating the resurrection of Christ, observed in many branches of the Christian Church. Read more...
  • Saint Patrick's Day Holiday Index - (March 17th) St. Patrick Day is celebrated in honor of the patron saint of Ireland. It is believed that he was born near the site of what is now Dumbarton, Scotland. Read more...
  • May Day Holiday Index - The first of May, or May Day, has been associated with out-of-door festivities from the days of ancient Rome. Read more...
  • Search the tags for Forth of July  (4th of July)
Artifacts of Extra-Curricular Activities:

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