Found Material Journal

Gift bags, wrapping paper, shipping boxes, or cereals boxes make unique covers for a journal. Many of us throw writeable materials straight into the trash. Have you thought about repurposing those materials for learning? Try making a science journal using paper and items you can write on from your house.


Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.

Categories include:
  • Grades K-2
  • Grades 3-5
  • Grades 6-8
  • Engineering
Tags: Writing, Arts & Crafts, Measurement & Data
Grades covered: Grades K–8
Topics: Engineering, Art, Fine Motor Skills

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