How To Draw An Otter With Shapes - Art For Kids Hub -
Learn how to draw an otter with shapes! This is a super fun activity to do with your young artists. All you need is something to draw with.
Teach the Golden Rule with Otters
'Do Unto Otters' by Laurie Keller is an all-time favorite back-to-school book! This story will inspire your new students to follow the Golden Rule, which in turn with foster a safe, caring classroom community from the start. A free book companion is available for download.
Sea Otter Awareness Week 2012
This week many of us have been participating in Sea Otter Awareness Week, a seven-day celebration of one of the world’s most charismatic marine mammals, and certainly the hairiest (up to 1,00…
Do Unto Otters to Teach the Golden Rule
As promised here are some ideas for my favorite book to read at the start of school to reinforce character education and how to treat others... Do Unto Otters by Laurie Keller. Anyone who knows me can tell you that otters are my favorite animal. They have been ever since I was little growing up in Missouri visiting the St. Louis zoo. I could stand and watch that cute, playful river otter for hours. And we had a family friend who worked at the zoo, so I knew that otter's name was Emmitt. Then…
Sea Otters Revisited
I have had several requests for a drawing tutorial for my Sea Otter post last October. So I added a basic one below and thought I'd post again. Hope this is of some help! We kicked off our new Mixed Media Art Class session with these sweet sea otter pieces. This project was inspired by this gallery I found on Artsonia. The kids created their otters on black construction paper using chalk pastels. They followed a direct line drawing lesson to put down the basic shapes of their otters. I…
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Do Unto Otters
Do Unto Otters is a writing activity and craftivity you can use after reading the book Do Unto Otters by Laurie Keller.This product includes:a graphic organizer to organize information given in the storytwo different writing prompts*I "otter" show good manners by...*How I would like "otters" to trea...
Animal Facts: Sea otter
Fast Facts: Sea otterScientific name: Enhydra lutris Average weight: 32 to 41 kg (male)18 to 27 kg (female)Average height: 1.4 mAverage lifespan: 15 to 20 yearsDid you know?Did you know? Sea otter fur has about 1.6 to 2.6 million hairs per square cm, the thickest fur of any animal in the world.Physiology
Do Unto Otters
Nope! That's not a typo! As I mentioned in an earlier post, our school is working hard to become recognized a school of character. A few weeks ago we had some teachers from the Kirkwood School District come to observe the great things that we are putting into place here at Plattin! Quite an honor! I decided to use the book, Do Unto Otters, to teach my lesson. Do Unto Otters is about Mr. Rabbit who learns he is about to have new neighbors: OTTERS! He is very concerned if they will get along…