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PAINTED PAPER TOWEL CATS

Sometimes, after finishing a painted art project and having used paper towels to clean up, you notice that the paper towels are a beautiful print. Instead of throwing them away, you can use them to make these painted paper towel … 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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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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STARTING A NEW SCHOOL YEAR 2016-2017

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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CALENDAR PAGE BUTTERFLY

Teachers:  I think you and your students will love making these butterflies.  They look beautiful adhered to a mirror or on a window.   I’ve always hated to throw away old calendars because of the beautiful colored photos.  This project … 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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