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Tales from the Traveling Art Teacher!: Celebrating International Dot Day!

"International Dot Day", a global celebration of creativity, courage and collaboration, began when teacher Terry Shay introduced his classroom to Peter H. Reynolds’ book The Dot on September 15, 2009. "The Dot" is the story of a teacher who challenges a doubting student to trust in her abilities to “make her mark”. What begins with a dot on a piece of paper becomes a breakthrough in confidence, which has gone on to inspire countless children and adults around the globe. To celebrate, each…

Thanks to the alignment of our calendar and curriculum map this year, we're celebrating  DOT DAY at the end of our "Colors All Around" unit...

Thanks to the alignment of our calendar and curriculum map this year, we're celebrating DOT DAY at the end of our "Colors All Around" unit. We've learned about primary colors, secondary colors and shades, and have been identifying shapes and types of lines. Searching for a dimensional art project that would be a great summary to the unit AND a link to Peter H. Reynold's beloved book, I stumbled across this video from Cassie Stephens, a wonderful art teacher: ... and EUREKA! Give the pieces…

Animate Your Dot for International Dot Day! It’s Easy & Fun.  Free trial of program

This International Dot Day , make your mark MOVE! There are many ways to animate a dot, including using software, apps, a paper flip pad, stop motion with clay or objects... the options are endless. Here's one easy way to bring your dot to life: 1. Create your film in

Classroom Guide: The Dot and Ish by Peter H. Reynolds | Scribd

Classroom Guide: The Dot and Ish by Peter H. Reynolds - Free download as PDF File (.pdf), Text File (.txt) or read online for free. Classroom Guide: The Dot and Ish by Peter H. Reynolds

Want some dot art ideas? Whether you've read The Dot, are studying pointillism, or just want to make some fun art with your kids, here are 19 ideas to try.

In case you are looking for some dot art ideas to do with your kids, here are lots of them. 19 in total. Maybe you've read The Dot by Peter Reynolds and want to create dot art to tie in with that inspiring book. Or maybe you're studying pointillism or some other dot art style and want to try something similar. Or maybe you just want to make some fun art and try something new. I put this round-up post together because I got excited about all the different dot art ideas I was thinking about…

The Dot Song Lyric Sheet. Peter H. Reynolds has created this free handwritten lyric sheet for you to share with your students and encourage them to Make Their Mark this Dot Day.

There are dozens of ways to conduct your Dot Day celebration! This September 15th-ish celebrate with "The Dot Song." Singer-songwriter Emily Dale collaborated with Peter H. Reynolds to create this beautiful melody inspired by The Dot and International Dot Day ! Listen and sin

Tricia Fuglestad on Twitter: "You inspired a new idea!Thx @expNovello will have…

“You inspired a new idea!Thx @expNovello will have students explore op art/radial designs #DotDay w/ @quivervision”

Celebrate International Dot Day with STEM — Carly and Adam

International Dot Day is celebrated on September 15th. It is a day meant to encourage students to be creative, curious, and brave. The inspiration for the day comes from the book, The Dot , by Peter H. Reynolds. The story of The Dot centers around the main character, V

Handwriting has never been easy to teach to kindergartners, but it is in the Common Core Standards that they learn how to print letters corr...

Handwriting has never been easy to teach to kindergartners, but it is in the Common Core Standards that they learn how to print letters correctly. Each year I have tried through the traditional ways of working on fine motor skills the first half and then formal handwriting sheets the second half of the year. It never worked so this year I tried something new... An inquiry about lines! I asked the kids what kind of lines they knew of. At first they drew straight lines, but then started to…