Creative Creepy Crayon Activities
You’ve got to get creative when crayons start taking over your life! This series of Creepy Crayon Activities engage students in a variety of design and artistic challenges. In addition to celebrating fall and creativity, the over two dozen activities support English Language Arts and Math. As a result of the activities included, students will be able to:
- design a creepy crayon.
- design creepy supplies of their own.
- illustrate story events.
- sequence the story.
- write about character traits.
- create a wanted poster for the crayon.
- compare and contrast Aaron Reynolds’ books.
- consider what they would do in the story.
- define ‘creepy’.
- measure crayons.
- create a creepy crayon.
- divide a creepy crayon into fractions.
- learn how crayons are made.
- make a map.
- use alliteration.
- make their own crayons.
- reflect and respond to discussion questions and prompts.
Activities can be used to differentiate instruction for students, to provide them with a choice, or to focus on a particular skill.
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About This Book
Jasper and his sinister crayon are the focus of Aaron Reynolds’ third book in his spooky series. Jasper is struggling in school. Then he finds the perfect crayon! In the beginning, Jasper is excited to discover that his new crayon will help him succeed in school. As soon as he finds the crayon everywhere, he starts to change his mind. Is there a way for Jasper to get rid of this creepy crayon before it completely takes over his life?
When you read Creepy Crayon! with Novel Effect, you can feel the book’s balance between scary and funny aspects. It contains a number of nods to the horror genre that is kid-friendly. Fast-paced jazz lightens up the mood as well.