Today we made a kite glyph. I love glyphs. I tell the kids that we are putting a secret code into our work. The kids think they are doing a fun craft, but I know that they are doing math (and today, some language arts skills).
First the kidlets had to choose a kite colour, trace a kite from a cardboard tracer and cut it out.
The first part of our gylph was adding black stripes
- the same number of black stripes as letters in their name.
(there are some kidlets with long names!)
Next up was dots
- the same number of dots as syllables in their names.
Then they added a tail and bows
- the same number of bows as vowels in their names.
The kites added a bit of Spring colour to our classroom.
What spring art is new in your classroom?