This month I would like to challenge YOU to create art everyday! You can draw, paint, build, just MAKE ART! Once you have completed your masterpiece for the day, you can use #WBartchallenge and tag me on instagram @artwithmissmathis, email it to me at kmathis@west-branch.k12.ia.us, or simply share it with the people you love at home. I'll be sharing …

Read more Art – April Art Challenge

Ms. Boles Online Resources Explaining Covid-19 to your student https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/how-to-talk-to-your-kids-about-coronavirus Talking to your kids about the CoronaVirus https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/ Feeling Games https://pbskids.org/games/feelings/  On and Off Switch- Progressive Muscle Relaxation video (Used at times in guidance) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZP-TMr984s Exercise for Mental Health https://adaa.org/living-with-anxiety/managing-anxiety/exercise-stress-and-anxiety Headspace for meditation and Stress Reduction https://www.headspace.com/covid-19?fbclid=IwAR1yPMzjpwfcDL1W-9wVMbVIs668T9-Hcn6XWRNrbMPlb7j4pR9iqxfBSjs Breathe for Change https://www.breathe4change.com/?utm_source=Pardot&utm_medium=Landing+Page&utm_campaign=Compassion&fbclid=IwAR12mcs117E-Kssqi5jenFIC9H0ImGXMFpygIoctmew3mwJZjBgXILELPS0 Coping Skill Ideas https://www.theodysseyonline.com/45-things-to-do-when-youre-stressed Mind Yeti Youtube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6Aicy3GqIHBgEvSpL2CWfA/playlists?fbclid=IwAR1exuBtzbDOeWcUTbBKkWqjmARymiOKTvQMcn-I48HtDY9xjQCB4SN_N-Y Activity Ideas Have your student teach …

Read more Social Emotional (EK-4th Grade) – Resources

Mr. Holub Online Resources PE Central: https://www.pecentral.org/lessonideas/pelessonplans.html Open Phys Ed: https://openphysed.org/physical-activity https://openphysed.org/physical-education Peloton App: at home workouts for free that can be done with or without equipment. Look in your app store! NFL play 60: https://aha-nflplay60.discoveryeducation.com/ Twitter: #HPEatHome type in the hashtag and see tons of PE and Health teachers from all over providing innovative ideas about …

Read more PE (EK-4th Grade) – Resources

Ms. Teslik Online Resources musictheory.net (appropriate for 2nd and 3rd graders that are wanting a challenge) http://musictheory.net/ For all ages: funbrain.com http://funbrain.com/ Music K8 Kids http://musick8kids.com Daria Music http://dariamusic.com/ Activity Ideas Sing with your child. You do not have to be a professional singer for this to benefit your child’s learning. You can sing along with the radio, the television, a book, …

Read more Music (EK-4th Grade) – Resources

Ms. Mathis Online Resources Lunchtime Doodles with Mo Willems: https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems/ Art Inspiration Padlet: https://padlet.com/jtoole4/5cs571f1zmr5 Daily Live Art Activities: https://www.mcharpermanor.com/post/supply-list-for-our-first-week-of-projects Make an Art Studio: https://mindfulartstudio.com/make-an-art-studio-at-home/ How to Draw/ Free Daily Live Webcasts: https://markkistler.com/?fbclid=IwAR37pyxPHEoYo1NYOcbMBnlpFKacPFIc2hH67dMg83CxvycKsITEDS7IAZk Jesion’s Artroom (drawing ideas): http://msjesionart.weebly.com/ Louvre Museum Online Tours: https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne Scratch Animations: https://scratch.mit.edu/ Google Arts & Culture: https://artsandculture.google.com/ National Gallery of Art Ngakids Art …

Read more Art (EK-4th Grade) – Resources

Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of the West Branch Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have any questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district’s Equity Coordinator, Jessica Burger, Elementary Principal, 148 North Oliphant St., West Branch, IA 52358, 319-643-7211, jburger@west-branch.k12.ia.us

Back to top