Monthly Archives: October 2010

TURKEY NAPKIN HOLDER

This little turkey is a very easy project that can be used as a napkin holder or in a centerpiece with autumn leaves and pine cones.  I used 12″ x 12″ pieces of colored tissue paper for the centerpiece.  I … Continue reading

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HOPPY EASTER

I call this a poster because the background of this project is a 12” X 18” piece of construction paper.   It does take more than an hour to finish and the project could be done in two sessions instead of … Continue reading

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PUMPKIN FAMILY–THE CONES

Mr. and Mrs. are 6 inches tall and baby is 4 inches tall.  Cute as a table decoration or write names on the cones to use as place cards.  The patterns and directions for this “Cone Pumpkin Family” can be found in … Continue reading

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TISSUE TURKEY TAILS

With all the colors of tissue paper, a lot of different looks can be achieved with this project.  The tissue is torn and glued to the background that has been prepared by using colored chalk.  A nice early elementary project … Continue reading

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CHAINED UP PUMPKIN

Not terribly scary, but a lot of fun to make.  The second grade class used glue dots to hold the loop strips together. For a list of supplies, patterns and directions for this project, go to “Paper Chain Jack-O-Lantern” in … Continue reading

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B’WITCHED

Halloween wouldn’t be the same without sighting a witch or two.  Hang these around the classroom or house and you’ll be “witched.”  A variety of jewel colored (napkin or tissue paper) skirts would be appealing.  A paper plate, napkin, and a … Continue reading

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ARTRAGEOUS

This is a project that the 5th grade look forward to.  It’s a chance to be just outrageous in art class.  We use magazine images to create Dali like art.  The only rule to this is that what you see, couldn’t happen. … Continue reading

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TURKEY TREAT

If you need a cute favor for a Thanksgiving party, this is both attractive and useful.  We use a baby food jar and decorate it to look like a little turkey.  Then we filled it with candy corn.  A slightly … Continue reading

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