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DANCING PENGUIN FEET

I love the little dancing penguins in the movie, Happy Feet, so I wanted to include a winter project for one of the art classes featuring these favorite little birds. The bodies, breasts, feet, beaks and wings are torn from … Continue reading

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CHARLIE BROWN’S TREE

Charlie Brown’s Christmas tree always reminds me that beauty is in the eye of the beholder.  When one person may say Charlie’s tree is pathetic, lots of others, especially children, would say it is beautiful.   See how the little … Continue reading

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WINTER TREES SCENE

Imagine a cold, winter evening with snow flurries blowing through a field of fir trees.  Imagine one of those trees beautifully decorated, though no one is there to see it.  For this project we are going to paint this imaginary … Continue reading

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GIFTS FOR JESUS

Three kings, traveling by night and following a bright star, arrived in Bethlehem.  When they found Jesus, cuddled in Mary’s arms, they fell to their knees and worshiped him.  They brought expensive gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. This project … Continue reading

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WEATHER FORCAST FOR THE BIRDS

A grey overcast sky, snowflakes and a sun trying desperately to shine are conditions that inspire conversation.  We can imagine that humans aren’t the only ones talking about the weather.  In this art project we try to picture birds wondering … Continue reading

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FROZEN WINTER SCENE

This mirrored silhouette art is a great project for the fifth or sixth graders.  It isn’t real easy so they will have a sense of accomplishment when they finish making their art. The supplies list and pictured directions for this … Continue reading

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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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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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