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usually have to ask the students to bring some from home. About three
periods, I ask any students who have a hand held mixer that their
mind us using to bring them to school. I remind them the next two
very mysterious about what we're going to do with them, other than to
students it won't harm the mixers. I have purchased a couple mixers at
sales, so I end up with 4 or 5 on the big day. Put one beater in the
the streamer to one end. I have three students per mixer working at one
they rotate "jobs". One job is to hold the mixer, one to move up and
paper as it twists, ensuring that it twists evenly, and one student
far end. You can do about 10' at a time. We spend two class periods
paper ropes - the students love it! Then I take tagboard and have the
design a mask. We layer the paper rope on, much as you would yarn. The
are stunning! If you need further clarification, let me know! Please
neat ideas you receive!
> Quick question: I have been given a huge quantity of rolls of crepe
> (you know- 4" wide or so) and , packrat that I am, I hate to throw it
> but I am uninspired as to how to use it in my k-5 classes- any
> Thanks for any thoughts you may have, June
> Back to school tomorrow!!!