A Multicultural Round Up of Butterfly Books for Kids
Blog post at PragmaticMom : Butterflies are all colors of the rainbow and exist all over the world, so why not have a multicultural round-up of children's books as well[..]
Express Yourself- Paper Mask Sculptures
I have four third grade classes this year and each class is at a completely different stage of the paper sculpture mask unit we have been working on due to two-hour delays, federal holidays, and sn…
Shout out to Artolazzi!
TUTORIAL FOR LIZARD HEAD HERE http://www.elementaryartfun.blogspot.com/2013/05/catching-up-lots-of-fun-stuff.html I have been so busy lately and have hardly had time to blog. Thank you so much for the Versatile blogger awards. I will eventually get some time to reciprocate! I appologise! I really appreciate all my readers and your sweet sweet comments. I have two high maintenence toddlers at home that keep me on my toes! We have been doing so many things in here and I need to catch up and…
Tar Roofing Paper — Suzan Shutan Installation Artist
Installation, sculpture, mixed media, Pom poms, tar roofing paper, ct artist, Hamden ct artist, New Haven ct artist, New England Installation artist, ct grant recipient, paper artist, public art, interactive art , color aid art, earth art, straws, flagging tape, labyrinth, oil spills
How to Make the Best Paper Airplane
This is a paper airplane that will gain you respect and gratitude of action obsessed kids. It is the paper airplane that my boys ask me to make over and over again. This post contains instructions for folding this plane and affiliate links to recommended books so you can find more fun resources for folding awesome paper […]
Paper Masks and Paper Sculpture Techniques
These lovely paper masks were made by my second graders. The students learned different paper manipulation techniques including controlled tearing, punching paper with Fiskars squeeze punchers, cu…
Dinosaur Mask Collage by Cypher7523 on DeviantArt
Dinosaur Mask Collage by ~Cypher7523 on deviantART. Not great directions for mache or supplies, but good structure photos.
Summer Staff Development
So this past week I attended the summer staff development in my county for elementary art teachers. We had lots of teachers sharing lots of ideas on lesson plans, classroom management, and technology! I even got to present about blogging in art education and it went great! :) So well in fact that I plan on presenting at our state conference (GAEA) this fall with my friend Mollie (from Art with Ms. K). At our staff development we also had some teachers doing some hands-on lesson with us! Lots…
Under the Sea Crafts and Learning Activities for Kids
Under the Sea Crafts for kids. How to Make fish crafts, under the sea crafts, and learning activities for kids
Hat Crafts and Learning Activities for Children
Hat Crafts Children can make for pretend play. Hats aren't just for looks. Your children will learn the history and importance of different kinds of hats.