Monthly Archives: January 2011

TISSUE FLOWER ART

There’s snow on the ground and the temperature is below freezing, but the 1st grade class is “thinking Spring” today.  Tissue flowers can stand the cold. Tissue papers come in so many beautiful colors and the combinations of colors will make each … Continue reading

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KATE MAWDSLEY INSPIRED ANIMALS

Kate Mawdsley, artist, is the inspiration for this project.  Her animal paintings are so simple and colorful.  This is a good project to get the kids to draw large; to fill the paper.  I cut paper so it measured 4 ½” … Continue reading

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FRIENDS FOREVER

Finish just one side of this valentine to give to a friend; or finish both sides, tie on a ribbon and hang as a classroom decoration.    One side of the large heart says, “Friends forever,”  but the other side is … Continue reading

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HEARTS BOX

This heart box is the perfect size to hold M&M’s, mints, nuts, or even the miniature candy bars.  The box measures 3” x 3” x 1”.  I’ve left the hearts blank so they can be decorated in a wide variety … Continue reading

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