Monthly Archives: June 2011

WIRE COAT HANGER TURTLE

 ” Speedy the Turtle,” is just one of our wire coat hanger projects. This project also  uses wallpaper pages, colored construction paper, tape and glue as well as a wire coat hanger. This and the other coat hanger projects  would be easy, fun crafts … Continue reading

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LANDSCAPES

The 3rd Grade did this project called “Landscape in Oil Pastel.”  We took pictures of the class working on this project and you can see that they are busy.  We used oil pastels on black construction paper.  This project takes … Continue reading

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WIRE HANGER BUNNY

We all seem to collect wire coat hangers and it’s nice to be able to recycle them into useful or crafty projects.   This project is a very cute bunny made out of a wire coat hanger, cardstock, crayons or colored markers … Continue reading

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IT’S A HOOT

We call this project “Give a Hoot,” for no other reason than that I thought it was cute.  You’ll need black construction paper, oil pastels and gold glitter glue for this project.  I give a quick lesson on drawing an … Continue reading

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THE ANGRY BIRDS

I’ll be the first to admit that I know little to nothing about the video games my grandchildren seem to enjoy, but when I ran across some images of the “angry birds” I couldn’t help but see a fun project … Continue reading

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ELEPHANTS ON PARADE

The Elephant is the most revered, protected and well treated of any animal in India.  The culture of India includes the elephant in its historical, royal, religious and mythological importance. Although the elephant was used mainly for shifting heavy items … Continue reading

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COFFEE FILTER CANDLE HOLDER

It takes a lot of imagination to compare these candle bowls with the glass art of Dale Chihuly, but they are fun to make and  the cost of making them is right.  We use coffee filters, colored tissue paper and … Continue reading

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HERE KITTY, KITTY

We call this “It’s the Cat’s Meow.”  The 2nd Grade started the class by practice drawing cats.  I have included a web address that has  step-by-step instructions for drawing a simple cat.  We discussed primary and complementary colors on the color … Continue reading

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