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Halloween Magic

These three Halloween figures, a bat, a cat and a spider are glued to black painted top rolls.  They can be taped on a piece of yarn or string and hung as a classroom decoration; they can be stuffed with … Continue reading

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UP, UP AND AWAY

“Hot Air Balloons” is a project that describes what is seen from high above the ground.  We viewed a Power Point presentation of hot air balloons and discussed how distance is shown in a painting.  We also noticed how colorful … Continue reading

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PAPER TOWEL TUBE ANGEL

This 16″ angel would look great standing tall and stately on the mantel.  There are all sorts of opportunities to change the looks of the angel.  Draw a singing mouth,  put a print in the bodice, have colored wings, a … Continue reading

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CHAINED UP PUMPKIN

Not terribly scary, but a lot of fun to make.  The second grade class used glue dots to hold the loop strips together. For a list of supplies, patterns and directions for this project, go to “Paper Chain Jack-O-Lantern” in … Continue reading

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PAPER MACHE RABBIT

This paper mache bunny makes a very cute Easter decoration.  But if you are a collector of rabbits, it is  nice year round also.  We did this a couple of years with the 6th graders, but it really is a … Continue reading

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