Denslow’s Picture Books for Children

Posted in Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Preschool, Public Domain, Reading on September 28, 2011

W.W. Denslow may be most famous for his illustrations in the Wizard of Oz books, but these three picture books are just as high quality and fun to read with little ones. With vibrant colors and classic stories, you could use these books to make lapbooks, notebooking pages, and other fun printables.  Use the rhymes Read More »

King Arthur Paper Figure

Posted in Hobbies and Crafts, Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Preschool, Public Domain, Western Civilization on September 21, 2011

I found this poem and accompanying paper figure in a magazine from 1922.  I carefully scanned the images at 300 dpi. King Arthur By Jonathan Brace Of all the old, old stories, Those favorites we like best, Which do you think most surely Stands out among the rest As the one which never ceases, Whether Read More »

Augsburg’s Drawing Books- Elementary Grades

Posted in Art, Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on September 14, 2011

It seems that De Resco Leo Augsburg was an art educator and prolific writer in the 1890′s as the public domain is full of his wonderful books. Today I want to highlight the books in his elementary drawing series. The first volume states that it is intended for first grade use: A Text Book to Read More »

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