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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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SUNSET IN CHALK

Any elementary class would love this art project. To begin with, they are fascinated with the method we used for the sunset.  We used torn brown grocery bags for this. Then made the colorful sky using different colors of chalk.  Black … Continue reading

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COUNTRY HARVEST

It’s fall and we are producing a harvest landscape.   This landscape is to  include certain fall items,  but it was up to each student to decide where to put the items.  This is a project where we stress perspective and, more importantly, “following directions.”   These 4th … 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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THE SAME, BUT DIFFERENT

This is an interesting project in that all the kids were given sheets of paper divided into nine sections.  In each section a line or partial shape was already printed in the section.  Their duty was to complete a drawing … Continue reading

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