Tag Archives: 3rd Grade

PUMPKINS

All elementary kids love using oil pastels and this 3rd Grade group is getting very good at shading with them.  We make the pumpkins separate and then glue them on the black background.  We use oil pastels, scissors, glue sticks, … Continue reading

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NATIVE AMERICAN DRUM

The 3rd Grade class at HT study the history of our American Indians, so I’ve been working on a couple of new projects for that class.  I think the students, especially the boys, will really enjoy making an Indian drum.  … Continue reading

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INDIAN PAPOOSE

Using a brown grocery bag and making “leather” for this project is the first step when making this American Indian papoose.  The third graders in our school study the American Indians, so I thought this would be a fun project … 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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FAUX LEATHER ART

This is a very nice project for the 3rd grade that, with a little preparation, can be finished in an hour session.  In order to keep this art project from taking too much class time, I prepared the brown grocery … Continue reading

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SYMBOLS OF LENT BOX

This Lenten project is a little box that we can use to open discussion and explain some of the symbols from the Passion story.  The box can be used during Lent to put money for an offering at mass on … Continue reading

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PREHISTORIC BIRDS

As many different kids there are in the classroom, thats how many different starbursts you get.  The kids and I decided these looked like what we would imagine prehistoric birds looked like so we added a head—and in some instances … Continue reading

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ANGEL

Another cute and easy angel, but this one also uses wallpaper pieces.  There are patterns for the gown and wings.  Supplies needed include pieces of wallpaper, cardstock, glue dots and glitter glue.  You could make a whole choir of angels … Continue reading

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