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KOKESHI DOLL: JAPANESE ART

Kokeshi dolls are characterized by their lack of arms and legs, as well as their brightly painted kimono in floral designs and geometric patterns.  We prepared the background, and the paper the flowers were cut from, before coloring and cutting … Continue reading

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CARS

The poem, “ Children Learn What They Live,” by Dorothy Law Nolte is such a powerful lesson for anyone who touches the lives of children.   We used words in the poem for towns on our map.  This project, which uses … Continue reading

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FLOWERS IN OIL PASTELS

Georgia O’Keefe painted flowers up close—I’m sure you’ve seen her calendar pictures.  Using these calendar images, the 5th Grade imitated her style.  They used colored or white construction paper and oil pastels for their works of art.  These pictures, “Georgia … Continue reading

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WALLPAPER HEART COLLAGE

The coordinating samples in a wallpaper samples book make this project easy.  There are so many beautiful wallpapers and the stores with discontinued sample books are usually happy to give schools the books.  There are usually a number of pages … Continue reading

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