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WINTER CALM

The weather is cold and it’s been snowing. Even though I don’t particularly like cold weather, I do appreciate the quiet and beauty of falling snow. This art project is simple and I expect to see a wide variety of … Continue reading

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RED BIRD VISIT

Imagine walking in a distant, winter dried forest.  Suddenly a flash of color catches your eye and as you turn to see what it is, you see a cardinal light on a bare bush.  The beauty of the red bird, … Continue reading

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THE SNOWMAN

You can almost feel the cold depicted in this blustery winter scene.  The wispy clouds continue to spread their snowflakes, even as they appear to be slowly moving away.  At first, it appears the picture is of a distant field, … 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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WEATHER FORCAST FOR THE BIRDS

A grey overcast sky, snowflakes and a sun trying desperately to shine are conditions that inspire conversation.  We can imagine that humans aren’t the only ones talking about the weather.  In this art project we try to picture birds wondering … Continue reading

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WINTER SNOWMEN

The first thing we want to do after the first big snow storm is to build a snowman.  The 5th grade watched a Power Point showing different artists’ versions of the snowman.  Google images of “snowman art,” makes it really … Continue reading

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