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LENTEN SILHOUETTES

The watercolor stained coffee filters make a beautiful background for these Lenten themed silhouettes.    There are three suggestions for making these silhouettes, taking into consideration the age of the students.  You can add sayings to the frames, or let them … Continue reading

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CEREAL BOX NATIVITY

This cereal box Nativity is a great classroom project that doesn’t take an extraordinary amount of preparation.  This project is made by cutting a cereal box and painting the inside of it.  The Nativity figures are free images that can … Continue reading

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MINNIE PAWS…..ONE SMART CAT

Minnie Paws is one smart cat because she lives in the library.  This summer the elementary school did a huge remodel, even moving the library.  I helped with decorating the library and it’s been a ball.  In another post, I’ll … 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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WIRE COAT HANGER SCARECROW

This is a wire coat hanger project just in time for Halloween.  The patterns are for a two sided project, but if you want, you can use the patterns for (Side I) only.  We did this last year with the 5th … Continue reading

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JUST STACK ‘EM

It’s time to decorate for Halloween, but what to do with all those pumpkins!  This is our plan for this year—we’ll stack them—a “Pumpkin Totem Pole.”  Just a few pieces of construction paper, colored chalk, hairspray and crayons are all … Continue reading

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ROSINA WACHTMEISTER’S CATS

Rosina Wachtmeister has such a playful view to her art that the kids love to imitate it.  We had a Power Point presentation of her paintings so the kids got a real feel for her style.  Then with the help of … Continue reading

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