What Can You Make With A... DOT?
Have you ever read "The Dot" to your students? It's a great story that basically teaches kids that even when you think you can't do something....you can do it! In the story, a little girl named Vashti feels frustrated in art class because she thinks she can't draw. Her teacher encourages her to make a mark on the paper and this begins her journey into discovering that you can make beautiful art with just DOTS. We spent the week comparing and contrasting The Dot with it's companion piece Ish…
Summer Bucket List for Kids
Summer Bucket List for kids is a fun flap book where kids write about the friends they want to see, the places they want to visit, and the things they want to do. Summertime is coming and is filled with possibilities.
Four Seasons Handprint and Fingerprint Tree Art
Four seasons handprint tree art for kids is a homemade fingerprint tree craft and gift idea kids can make. Four seasons fingerprint tree art is a homemade gift idea for mom, dad, or the grandparents. Make your own four seasons handprint tree with the easy step by step fingerprint art tree tutorial!
First Friday Art Class for April 2013 - Color Theory
Today was all about color. Before class I assigned the girls a color to wear so they could sit at the table in the color wheel. So perfect that we have exactly 6 girls. The table isn't round, but they still got the "wheel" idea. :) As usual, these little sweeties took this idea and ran with it. At one point one of them said, "I sure hope Orange gets here soon!" From then on, they each were known as their color instead of their name. Then, when I asked what you got when you mixed yellow and…
Creative Button Crafts - Trees
I love buttons ever since I was a little girl. They are so cute and come in different colors and sizes. With buttons, you can make a lot of creative crafts and here are a few examples. I never knew that buttons can be used to create these beautiful tree …