Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Arty Synonym lesson

The girls were reviewing synonyms this week and I spotted a beautiful activity at Small World at Home

Unfortunately all my paint strips are in Rose's cutting box - when I went to retrieve them I was too late, she had already cut them into beautiful little squares : (

Not wanting to miss out on finishing our synonym review with an activity like this I put my thinking hat on and came up with a solution to my problem.

First step - Shading Art (& math & geometry if you are feeling desperate) - measure your paper and divide into 24 equal rectangles. Paint your boxes gradually shading to a lighter colour.

Second - when dry fill in the top box with a word and write the synonyms under.

Simple and didn't involve a trip to the DIY store ; )


Jenn said...

Love this idea!! Thanks for sharing!! :)

Sharon said...

A fun way to study synonyms. Love how you were able to flex with the activity.

Beth Starr said...

What a great idea!

Wendy62 said...

Great idea! Will have to try it our for my youngest.

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