Monthly Archives: December 2010

WALLPAPER HEART COLLAGE

The coordinating samples in a wallpaper samples book make this project easy.  There are so many beautiful wallpapers and the stores with discontinued sample books are usually happy to give schools the books.  There are usually a number of pages … Continue reading

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FROSTY SNOWMAN

Do you still have extra wire coat hangers laying around?  Make a snowman! This is easy enough to make a whole classroom full of snowmen.  Different colors of scarves and chenille strips will give lots of variety. “Frosty, The Snowman,” supplies … Continue reading

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MARY AND JESUS

This is a new project that the 4th Grade did this week.  Christmas card pictures of Mary and Jesus were selected to be a guide for our oil pastel art.   Students  lightly drew an outline with pencil before starting with the oil pastels.  … Continue reading

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PAPER TOWEL TUBE ANGEL

This 16″ angel would look great standing tall and stately on the mantel.  There are all sorts of opportunities to change the looks of the angel.  Draw a singing mouth,  put a print in the bodice, have colored wings, a … Continue reading

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BETHLEHEM’S STARRY NIGHT

We’re all aware of the Van Gogh painting “Starry Night.”  With this project we hope to imagine the starry night being a special one in Bethlehem the night Jesus was born.  Therefore this project is called “Starry Night in Bethlehem.” … Continue reading

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HEAVEN’S ANGELS

We started this class with a quick lesson on drawing angels. A good site for a simple angel drawing lesson can be found at:  http://www.hellokids.com   Type in “how to draw an angel,” in the search bar. This, “Heavenly Daze,” project … Continue reading

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BURLAP BUDDIES ORNAMENTS

These aren’t difficult to make and would look really cute hanging on the Christmas tree.  They would also be cute filler gifts because they aren’t expensive to make.  I came up with three bunches of buddies: snowmen, angels and toy … Continue reading

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MOONLIT SNOW

A full moon loses its intensity during an evening snow fall.  Peaceful, tranquil, and possibly even chilly, are all words that could be used to describe this winter scene.  I used oil pastels and white chalk on black construction paper … Continue reading

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