Archive Monthly Archives: September 2013

Using a book as an incentive to make flower projects: Counting in the Garden (literacy art projects)

This is our second book in our literacy art project. Our first one was the dot book projects. This second way is based on the book Counting in the garden. It’s

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The amazing versatility of painting with kids: It’s not all process only

This is a post about painting for kids. As you probably know, the internet is flooded with wonderful, process only painting activities to do with children. I think those activities play a real role in

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▶A really cool technique called watercolor lifting (video)

Watercolor Lifting  A couple of weeks ago I did a post on making your own papers for collage. That is a favorite technique of the well know author/illustrator Eric Carle. I found this video that was really

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Literacy based art projects: We started with dots

We recently finished a wonderful summer in our art camp. Every summer we collect the artwork the children do and make a book out of their work. Last years  book was full of process art  but, this years

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Not your typical bunch of apple crafts ideas

Tis’ the season for some apple crafts. For me apples have a close connection to Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year which is a couple of days away. We dip apples in honey on Rosh Hashana for a sweet

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