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Snowmen, Sound Off!

Grade 1/2:  Snowmen of Paper and Recycled Materials?  You Bet. This project has two parts:  drawing and painting the background, and cutting and building the snowmen.  We started with the background, so we could get them drying in the rack … Continue reading

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Daisies & Butterflies

Grade 3:   Recycled Paper Collages           We painted the paper, we blow dried the paper, we cut the paper, we added more paper, we glued the paper, and we cut and glued more paper – … Continue reading

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Cardboard Abstractions

Grade 2/3 Sculpture Construction I am really likin’ this project.  Definately a ‘do-again’. These are built as three dimensional pieces, but some of them look quite different and wonderful when photographed from above.  This flattens the image, but I have … Continue reading

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Paper Masks and More

Grade 5 Paper Masks:  Symmetry, Repetition, Layering Part I. This was an extremely popular project I did with two classes in two schools.  It spanned several week’s work, but the processes and results were well worth the investment of class … Continue reading

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2011/12 Art Challenge #4

Make me SOMETHING using 6 toilet paper rolls. That’s what I said.  Actually, what I first said involved 8 toilet paper rolls.   But the day after I set the challenge, a whole SWHACK of kids showed up in the … Continue reading

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