Are you a creative teacher or notice that there's more to teaching than the rigor of skills and core instruction? Have you wondered what the missing piece is that would allow students to be a member of a team, apply standards in a creative way, and learn skills hands-on? Start here with A Bookbag of the Bag Ladies Best and add hands-on pizazz to your teaching. Encourage interactive learning and motivate your K-5 students with projects that use everyday recycled items like file folders, CDs, and hair ties. This revised edition of A Bookbag of the Bag Ladies Best gives you step-by-step directions, drawings, blackline masters, and photographs for numerous classroom projects. It has everything you need to build thematic units geared toward your own curriculum. Best of all, you can be sure that these activities work. The Bag Ladies have tested each and every one in their very own classrooms.