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Ms. McDonough's UA Class: Week of 4/12 - 4/16

K - 2 Activities

What do you want to be when you get older? Do you want to be an astronaut, teacher, bank teller, chef, doctor, nurse, fire fighter, engineer, police officer, athlete, etc. Once you have a great idea, use a pencil and paper to draw yourself in your future job! 


  1. Use a piece of paper and pencil to draw a detailed scene with you doing your future job/career. Try to add as many details as possible. What is in the background around you? Are there people around you? Is there furniture? Is there a field around you? What are you holding in your hand? Are you at a desk? 
  1. Use any coloring supplies you have at home to color in your beautiful picture! Don’t forget to color the space all around you. 
Extension Activity: If you have any extra time you can write a story about what you want to be when you grow up.

3 - 5 Activities

Optical Illusions - Spheres

Materials Needed:

 Pencils and crayons or colored pencils

 1. Get a 8.5 x 11 sheet of paper
 2. Draw 2 circles on your paper
 3. Follow the picture directions below to design your circles.
  1. Color your circles
  1. If you have time, use a ruler to draw a checkerboard behind your circles. And color the checkerboard
 6.  Use a black or brown colored pencil or crayon to create a shadow behind your circles.