End of Year Lesson Plan with Kwik Stix

End of Year Lesson Plan with Kwik Stix

End of Year Lesson Plan with Kwik Stix

As the end of the school year approaches, have your students reflect on the year and plan for the summer months ahead! Reflection lesson plans are a great way for children to express what they have learned, remember their favorite moments during the year, and future goals! Reflection posters also call for big creativity! Have your students paint and draw around their reflections to spark new creativity! 

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Kwik Stix and Magic Stix are the perfect creative tools for lesson plans and classroom activities! Kwik Stix are tempera paint sticks that are mess free! They dry in just 90 seconds and do not require paint brushes or a water cup! Kwik Stix come in classic colors, pastels, metalix, neons, earth tones, and global skin tones! Magic Stix are vibrant colored, triangular markers that promote grip. Magic Stix are guaranteed to last 7 days without the cap! They will also not roll off the table or desk!

Materials Needed:

  • Large sheets of construction paper
  • Kwik Stix and Magic Stix
  • Scissors and glue
  • Summer-themed stickers (optional)
  • Printable-Handouts with reflection prompts

Lesson Plan Steps:

  1. Begin the lesson by asking students about their plans for the summer. Allow students to share their thoughts and ideas.
  2. Explain that the students will be creating a summer reflection poster. Provide each student with a large sheet of construction paper, Kwik Stix, Magic Stix, and any summer-themed stickers you have available.
  3. Provide handouts with reflection prompts. Click Here to download. 
  4. Allow students time to reflect on their responses to each question, and then use Magic Stix and Kwik Stix to decorate their poster with their responses. Encourage them to add any summer-themed stickers or other decorations that they like.
  5. After the posters are complete, have the students share their posters with the class, allowing them to explain what they wrote and why they chose their particular decorations.
  6. Conclude the lesson by encouraging students to take their posters home and to continue reflecting on their summer plans and the past school year.