In case you missed us last Sunday, we a had a great time reading and creating as families! After reading Inch by Inch by Leo Lionni, our families enjoyed collecting natural materials to use in their collages. We let our inspiration from Leo Lionni's illustrations guide us!
Each collage was different and each told a unique story!
*Working together, we can find a variety of materials in nature!*
*We like to call this our glue concentration face! :-)*
*What may seem like a simple blade of grass can turn into a...
Today I had the pleasure of working with students at a local child development center!
Originally, I had planned a whole other project based upon print-making, but somehow I had forgotten to bring the most important art material...paint. A car trunk full of art supplies and yet I couldn't find any tempera paint! HA!
Good thing there is always Plan B!
I scrapped together a variety of wood objects, wood disks, and glue. Luckily, I had managed to find one tube of black tempera paint hiding out under some tote bags. Put them all together and we would...
This week we continued to discover all the goodies that warm weather and sunshine bring us by painting and stamping with vegetables. They had fun not only painting and stamping but discussing which veggies were their favorite and which ones were not! Mushrooms seemed to intrigue them the most as most had not eaten “one of those” before.
The smells of each veggie was a hot topic! Pepper’s smelled “spicy” and corn smelled “fresh or grassy”
I decided to leave one corn wrapped in its “jacket” and we passed it around to smell and feel. I and the kids...