Monthly Archives: July 2012

BLACK ON WHITE SIMPLICITY

So we’ve been having a lot of fun with colored tissue paper painting, and  now we have sheets of black tissue left and need a project to use them in.  Looking at Google images, I can across a number of … Continue reading

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LETS MOVE IT

I believe that it was on Artsonia that I saw a project like this a couple of years ago and thought it was a great lesson for the kids.  The class started this  by discussing how we know an animal is running in … Continue reading

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SPIDER WEB HOME

There are similar project as this, using watercolors instead of the colored chalk to bring out the spider web.  Either method will work, it’s mostly a matter of the drying time needed with the watercolors.   We’re using colored chalk for this, although … Continue reading

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BATIK ON A COFFEE FILTER

Batik is the name for a technique of dyeing fabrics.  First, melted wax is applied on the areas of the fabric that is not to be colored.   Then the fabric is soaked in dye—the wax prevents the dye from penetrating … Continue reading

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