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WINTER CALM

The weather is cold and it’s been snowing. Even though I don’t particularly like cold weather, I do appreciate the quiet and beauty of falling snow. This art project is simple and I expect to see a wide variety of … Continue reading

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ABSTRACT DANDELION FIELD

I saw an acrylic painting, called “Abstract Dandelion,” by an artist who sells her paintings on an Etsy site at M.Schöneberg. This painting made me wonder what everyday item could be used to make the finely grouped lines needed to … Continue reading

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DANCING FIREFLIES

Have you ever admired dancing fireflies on a dark summer night? You can almost hear the music as they swoop and circle carrying their little sparkling lanterns. While some of the blinking lights seem to stand still, others wildly dart … Continue reading

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ABORIGINAL DOT ART JARS

Australian Aboriginal dot art styles range from exceedingly neat work to overlapping, unstructured works. The sizes of dots range from tiny dots randomly applied in an area to give a stippled effect to dots placed so close together that they … Continue reading

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SUNSET IN CHALK

Any elementary class would love this art project. To begin with, they are fascinated with the method we used for the sunset.  We used torn brown grocery bags for this. Then made the colorful sky using different colors of chalk.  Black … Continue reading

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THE SAME, BUT DIFFERENT

This is an interesting project in that all the kids were given sheets of paper divided into nine sections.  In each section a line or partial shape was already printed in the section.  Their duty was to complete a drawing … Continue reading

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EASTER PROJECT DRAWINGS

There are six Easter drawings included in this project.  The drawings can be used by any class and with a variety of different art supplies.  I have added suggestions and samples of a few ways to use the drawings, but … Continue reading

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LENTEN MILAGROS CROSS

Milagros is a Spanish word for “miracle” or “surprise,” and for many years the little charms have been used in prayer petitions and thanksgiving.  For example:  If your request is to heal a broken relationship, or for someone who has … Continue reading

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