Today was Elijah’s Birthday and we wanted to make it special. We read a fabulous book “Happy Birthday to you” By Dr. Seuss. The class loved it and it highlighted how special birthdays are. When the book says shout “I am I” I had the whole class shout “I am I”. It is important for them to know that. Which ties into a past lesson of the book “The Mixed Up Chameleon” By Eric Carle Where the Chameleon realized in the end he wanted to be himself.
Project Title: The Story of Santa Mouse Description: Children will glue pieces to make a christmas mouse. Author: Liza Grade Level or target age group: preschool to early elementry Historical … Continue reading The Story of Santa Mouse
Project Title: My Matisse Description: Make a paper collage like Matisse Author: Liza Grade Level or Target Age Range: Preschool to early childhood Historical Art or Reference:Henri Matisse Vocabulary: “Primary … Continue reading Create your own Matisse
Project Title: The Paper Ornament Description: The children got to color their own ornament Author: Liza Grade Level: Preschool or early-childhood Historical Art Examples or References: Christmas Vocabulary: Ornament Materials: … Continue reading Easy Fancy Paper Ornament
Project Title: Stamp Rose Description: Children use ink and celery pieces to stamp a rose Author: Liza Grade Level or Target age range: Preschool and Early Childhood Historical Art Examples … Continue reading Stamp Rose
Traditionally dream catchers were used in this blank culture, we had students practice weaving and focusing on repeating the correct steps. Materials: Paper plates Scissors Yarn Beads Feathers Vocabulary: Dreamcatcher … Continue reading Dreamcatchers at Penn Treaty!
The kids constructed skeletons by matching letters! Materials: Skeleton cutouts Scissors Construction paper Glue Instructions: Cut out the body parts of the skeleton Match each body part by the letters … Continue reading Skeletons at Towey!
We created clay hands holding butterflies. Materials: Clay Sculpting tools (fork, knifes, toothbrush) Water Mat to set on Trays Plastic bowls to dry and keep shape Instructions: Hand: Trace your … Continue reading Clay Hands Holding Butterflies at Towey!
Zentangles are an easy way to express yourself, it is a form of meditation using repetitive patterns and intertwining them together. By creating these you can increase your focus and … Continue reading Zentangles at Penn Treaty!
We introduced the idea of abstract art before we moved into creating zentangles. The students were to notice that abstract art does not aim to represent an actual thing or … Continue reading Practicing Abstract Art at Penn Treaty!