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SIMPLY EASY TURKEY

If you are looking for a easy and inexpensive turkey project for the kids to make  before Thanksgiving, maybe this Simple Turkey is that project. Although I used burlap for the body, consider using pieces of print fabric or construction … Continue reading

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PRAYING HANDS

This is a nice Thanksgiving mobile.  I have used the words, Faith, Family, Friends and Freedom on the hands, but there are many other words to express special thoughts.  What better way of showing thanks than with praying hands.  This … Continue reading

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BACK UP

A number of art sites have this body perspective project.  It’s a project the kids enjoy, and they all seem to know what they want to portray.  The kids traced their hands and feet on colored construction paper, glued them to a background sheet … Continue reading

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SUNFLOWER ‘N PUMPKINS

The object of this project is to improve some ordinary skills, like shading, cutting and arranging.  There are two pages of images to work with.  All of them do not have to be used in the arrangement.  One pumpkin can … Continue reading

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GIVING THANKS

Although we are probably all good at praying when we are in need or in want, sometimes we aren’t as good at giving thanks for what we have and what we receive. Expressing thanks for waking each morning  with the … Continue reading

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STARTING A NEW SCHOOL YEAR 2017-2018

Kids & Glitter is this blog where all the art projects I used while volunteering as art teacher at Holy Trinity Elementary, can be found.  All are complete, with patterns and directions, and free for you to use. Since I … Continue reading

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LITTLE HOOTIE OWL

I realize that most schools are closed for the summer, but I’m hoping to get a few new art projects onto this blog as the summer goes on.  I’d like to share with you a cute little owl that is … Continue reading

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FOIL ART ALA WILLIAM DANIELS

William Daniels is a young artist, born in 1976 in Brighton, England.  Daneils uses oil paints on wood to create his trompe l’oeil styled art. Before making his art, inspired by famous historical paintings, he constructs models of what he … Continue reading

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