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Art Projects for Kids
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April 13, 2018November 12, 2020

Art Projects for Kids

Need a super simple hands on activity for symmetry? I love doing various art projects for kids. This activity requires very little prep, but it is always a favourite and one that my children love to do.  I am always surprised by how long they will happily sit doing this activity making picture after picture. ...

Kindergarten Art
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March 30, 2018November 4, 2020

Kindergarten Art

I enjoy every minute of teaching art.  In kindergarten, however, I prefer to just introduce the medium and let them experiment.  In one of the classes, children showed an interest in being able to draw frogs since they had been studying them.  Therefore I created this kindergarten art activity.  Students used a small thick board...

Homemade Paint – Rock Paint
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March 30, 2018November 4, 2020

Homemade Paint – Rock Paint

Homemade paint made from rocks?  It’s easier than you think!  I used small groups for this activity.  Students wore safety goggles when doing this activity and had one-on-one help with the hammers (if needed). Students smashed down rocks (I used lava rocks) with the hammers and then grinded them down further in a mortar and pestle.  The...

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