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HubPages CRAFTS GALLERY

I’ve mentioned before that I write articles on HubPages, and at times make and include tutorials for crafts.  Since some of these crafts would make great classroom art projects, I’ve set up a gallery for them. If you haven’t made … 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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RADIAL MOTIF DESIGNS

This is an exciting project for the students. Trace a circle shape on a piece of paper. The template included here will make a completed circle about eighteen inches in diameter. To make a smaller circle, trace a circle on … Continue reading

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SPOOKS DIORAMA

Kids always seem to love making dioramas.  In a way, it’s like building a little town or farm of their own.  I think making dioramas are great for fueling the imagination.    Because I know that some teachers are very limited … 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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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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