Butterflies drink reptile tears. An albatross inspired the invention of a glider...find out more in All About May's THINK WRITE COLORBOOK. Monthly color-activity books include fun seasonal-themed illustrations for students to color plus creative writing-drawing prompts that inspire imaginative responses. Children learn about the seasons, weather and some of the celebrations occurring in that month. As students work through the book they will be participating in multiple subjects that include some, or all, of the following:
- art and invention
Monthly creative Color Books are perfect for early finishers, indoor recess, substitute activities, monthly-themed parties/celebrations, and more.
Open-ended, critical thinking and use-your-imagination prompts are set up so children are able to respond according to their individual interests, skill, and ability levels. Students are able to create, write, invent, illustrate, and share in non-threatening and creative ways.
Attach the cover and pages to make independent work packets or print individual pages as needed.
Every page includes images to color and prompts to guide the student in a creative response. Students can respond with words and/or pictures.
Colors of the Month (Coloring page with big flowers, frogs and child.)
The Month Begins (Read message and respond with pictures and words.)
May Word Play (Read the information and follow the directions.)
May’s Celebrations (Describe this month with words and/or pictures.)
Idiom for May (Don’t count your chickens before they hatch.)
Believe It or Not (Unbelievable butterfly trivia. Read and respond. )
Celebration Announcement (Read the guidelines and create your announcement.)
Inventor’s Page (Create an invention using the information provided.)
Invention Description (Describe your invention using the information provided.)
Extra, Extra Read All About It (Using information from previous activities, create a newspaper.)
Newspaper guidelines (Suggestions and ideas for creating the newspaper.)
The coloring book activities were written for grades 3-5. Students at this level may be able to work independently.
ESL and Beginning Readers
An adult or older student can support beginning readers and ESL students by reading the comments and prompts and helping to write responses as needed.
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