Tag Archives: Trees

Japanese Plum Blossom Trees

  Grade 4/5: Ink-Blown Trees              This is a fun one to do. Smocks on, pull out some straws (large diameter), velvety black india ink – and you’ve got a party! Spring is barely here, … Continue reading

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Warm & Cool Trees

Grade 6/7/8: Tape Resist Drawings It was time for a one-class project, just before the Christmas break.  Christmas – winter – pine trees? I had a lot of narrow seam tape on my hands, so I put the two together. … Continue reading

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Inspiration: Chinese Scroll Paintings

Grade 4/5:  Cherry Blossom Tree Paintings As the Tjanpi animal sculptures were slowly finishing, some students were ready to go on – so I gave them extra projects, which they loved.  The best of the extras was this one. Like … Continue reading

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Trees of Life

Grade 2/3:  Their Own Tree of Life   This was a quick project near the end of the year that I put to the grade 2/3’s.  I intended for them to have one more class period to complete them, but … Continue reading

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