Archive Monthly Archives: May 2014

Painting from primaries to secondaries: (revisited)

I’ve been doing tray painting with kids for years. I wrote about tray painting in this kindergarten art lesson and this painting for kids post. I would have them use a piece of aluminum foil like

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Copy the pattern art project

This was a really cool idea I had that came about through another project we did. I recently wrote a bit about a great collage

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Symmetry art: Spring is in the air and butterflies are everywhere

What better way to get in a little symmetry art than using the natural world. It is truly amazing how symmetrical butterflies

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What can you do with yarn with kids: 3 ideas (literacy art project)

This book Extra Yarn was another book that I found browsing the kids section in the library that fit perfectly with art projects we were doing in our Summer camp.

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Aluminum can crafts: 5 ideas that are quite creative

I actually got the idea to do this post on aluminum can crafts when I saw this great smashed face made out of an aluminum can onĀ art is basic. I figured I would

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Little girls collage their favorite dress (literacy art project)

This was another activity from our literacy art project last Summer. Many of the projects we did with the children were decided before we even got the books from

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