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GLITTER LEAVES

The beautiful and varied shapes of leaves make for wonderful art.  This project  allows the 3rd Grade to practice their skills of tracing, using a ruler and following directions.   This picture doesn’t show the glitter,  but it is especially beautiful with the glitter added. … 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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NATIVE AMERICAN MASK

The Native American used masks as part of their religious ceremonies, as part of ceremonial costumes, for entertainment or for medicinal purposes. The masks were often made to represent the spirits of animals, and the Pacific Northwest Indians believed that … Continue reading

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SUPER, SPECTACULAR SUPERMOON

If you haven’t yet seen a supermoon, you’ve missed out on a super, spectacular sight.  An astrologer, Richard Nolle, named the supermoon over 30 years ago, but it’s  been only the last few years that this name for perigee has been … Continue reading

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PARTY LINE GOSSIP

Have you ever noticed a flock of birds sitting on a telephone wire and wondered what their conversation was about? I imagine from that height they get a pretty good view of what’s going on in the neighborhood.  Actually, when … Continue reading

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JESUS TREE BIBLE QUOTE

Spring and Easter are near at hand, and I think it’s a great time to have a conversation with the students about appreciating all the gifts God has bestowed on us.  One of my favorite Bible quotes is, “This is … Continue reading

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ASHES TO ASHES

The ashes are a symbol of our sinfulness.  We are reminded that our bodies are but ash, and to ash it shall return.  Our soul is who we are, the part of us that will live after our death.   By … Continue reading

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DANCING VALENTINE HEARTS

“Valentine…You make me feel like Dancing.”  That’s what our Valentine card says to the lucky person who receives it.  I’ve included this, “Dancing Hearts,” project under the 1st Grade Projects Gallery tab in the sidebar. If you click on the … Continue reading

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