Monthly Archives: April 2011

ROSINA WACHTMEISTER’S CATS

Rosina Wachtmeister has such a playful view to her art that the kids love to imitate it.  We had a Power Point presentation of her paintings so the kids got a real feel for her style.  Then with the help of … Continue reading

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SILHOUETTES

Just a few basic supplies and what an outstanding project this turns out to be.  This silhouette is achieved with the use of a recylced magazine image, black construction paper, scissors, tape and oil pastels.  For the complete instructions for “Sunset … Continue reading

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STARTING OUT

Today I’ve selected the project, “Torn Birds,” to feature.  This is a first grade project that really gets the kids’ attention.  Special supplies, other than construction paper, for this project are feathers, google eyes, glue sticks and colored chalk.   For directions … Continue reading

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BUNNY DOOR-HANGER

This is a guest submitted Easter project.  Mrs. Jones and her 4th graders made these cute door-hangers to take to the nursing home to give to the senior residents for their doors.   Mrs. Jones and her class make and deliver … Continue reading

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IN THE JUNGLE

Debi Hubbs, artist,  has a website, Debi Hubbs Illustration.    Her sense of humor, shown in her paintings, proves that art is fun.  We chose examples of  her art  to imitate.  We first drew the picture, and then colored in the background … Continue reading

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BUNNY-AIR DRY CLAY

 We never seem to outgrow our love of playing with clay.  The sixth grade made bunnies with white air dry clay. They added pink noses and some of them added hats and orange carrots.  A small amount of craft paint … Continue reading

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BUNNY EGG-STRAVAGANZA

Our egg shaped bunny is attached to a large hanging egg—the Bunny Egg-spress.  Both sides of our hanging bunny are finished—one one side is a boy bunny and on the other side a little girl bunny.  If only one side … Continue reading

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BUNNY FAMILY PICTURE

In this 3rd Grade project we find that the Bunny family is posing for a family picture and we have caught them in the act.  Spring flowers and decorated Easter eggs make the family picture a keeper.  We start out … Continue reading

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