Ocean-Themed Art for Kids (Using a cool watercolor and salt technique!) ~ BuggyandBuddy.com
Under Sea collage with bubble wrap printed background, tissue paper seaweed, and cut out sea creatures.
Science Journal ideas for nearly every topic...
Art Lessons For Kids - Thumbprint Bugs
Levelled Guided Reading Questions Pack to Support Teaching on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
JJohn Post - Layered Landscape Paintings -- great link with urban and rural communities - grade 3
Splish Splash Splatter: 4th Grade ONE continuous line until paper is full. Then trace shape and color in monochromatic.
POP ART INTERACTIVE COLORING SHEET: FREEBIE FOR SPRING/SUMMER - TeachersPayTeachers.com
Great to email or give out to students and parents at the beginning of the year introductions. Maybe have the students fill one out too to help break the ice of the first week of school.