June 30, 2017

What a fun last day of camp! Today's focus was on architecture and engineering!

 Day 4:

*Together Time*

This morning we began camp by discussing the topic of construction.

We asked ourselves a series of questions:

"What tools are used in construction?" 

"What kind of buildings or structures do we know?

"Who participates in construction?"

"Which materials are used in construction?"

*Our Structures*

Miss Tory passed around wooden square blocks to use as a foundation for our buildings.

We painted and glued our wooden pieces on our blocks. 

Our campers enjoyed u...

June 28, 2017

Today was stellar!
 

We couldn't wait to have more fun with our campers!

 Day 1: 

*Together Time*

This summer we attended the University of Tennessee's Early Learning Institute Conference. The conference centered around the ideology of taking children outdoors to experience nature. It was especially centered on the research of Claire Warden and her Floorbook Approach. A class's Floorbook, or in our case a camp's Floorbook, is a tool for documentation in which both the teacher and the students actively participate in its creation....

June 23, 2017

Today may have been the last day of camp - but we went out with a MESS!!! Gross Motor Body Painting is my favorite style of painting and I couldn't wait to share it with my new friends. 

Our campers and their families arrived to a mini showcase of our group projects from this week!

Day 4:

*Gross Motor Body Painting*

As the campers arrived they could participate in a group painting activity to get their toes ready for some action!

We HAD to take a photo of all of our messy faces!

And of course that meant we had to take a silly one too!

*Creative Play*

As...

April 21, 2017

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...

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