Archive Monthly Archives: December 2013

Aluminum foil sculptures, salt paintings and portfolio making (art lessons 9 & 10)

This post is a  combination of two of the art classes that I have been running with a group of first graders. I began lesson 9 with trying to show the children the

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Recreating The Grouchy Ladybug (literacy art project)

It was this afternoon when I found a ladybug in my living room that reminded me that I had not finished posting about our literacy art project from last Summer. We

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Snowman crafts: No need to use boring styrofoam balls to get realistic snowmen

Snow had just fallen last week so snow crafts was on my mind when I went to teach art in the local school that I teach in. What better idea then to do a ton paper

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Christmas crafts for preschoolers: Last minute, easy ornaments out of egg cartons

I had started a great Christmas crafts with some preschoolers and then saw a similar activity on Buggy and Buddy on crafts using bells. It reminded me that I had

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A gorgeous leaf craft that you can make in any season

  Admittedly Fall is the best time for beautiful leaf crafts. However, you do not have to limit making a leaf craft in any season since these leaves are only

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Aluminum foil, yarn and markers…a perfect art activity

I originall thought this was the perfect art activity for what I needed to do.I saw it on Pinterest and you can find it  at kids-finelines.blogspot . It turned

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