Monthly Archives: November 2010

QUILTED APPLIQUE

If you’ve ever seen the intricate appliqué patterns in quilts, you know this isn’t it.  But with a little imagination you might be able to see a vague similarity.  This project looks more involved than it is.  Three inch squares of … Continue reading

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BEE ALL THAT YOU CAN BEE

As parents and teachers we strive to promote strong character traits in children.  The poem, “Children Learn What They Live,” by Dorothy Law Nolte (you can see a copy of her poem  at http://www.empowermentresources.com/info2/childrenlearn.html)  is the inspiration for this project.  … Continue reading

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TURKEY IN GLITTER

This sparkly turkey is a bright and fun project for the 2nd grade class.  It’s a good opportunity for them to practice cutting—we stress that they cut directly on the outside of the black lines.  And of course using white … Continue reading

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THANKING TURKEY

This project helps the kids think about the many ways they have been blessed.  Thanksgiving is a great holiday to celebrate with family.  I guess it’s a bit of a stretch to think that a turkey would be thankful,  after … Continue reading

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