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how to make a soap box canvas
Happy Earth Day. Recycling is a big part of what this day is all about...educating and inspiring everyone to be more mindful of the state of the Earth and the many things,.....big and small, that we can do to help. Here is a recycling project that I hope you enjoy. For this project, use empty soap boxes or any other kind of box you can recycle. Adhere masking tape along the opening and around the box. This will make the piece a bit stronger. To strengthen and to achieve a some-what neutral…
Art Activities to Rotate (at Two Years)
Sometime I lack ideas of what to rotate on Otis's art shelves - so I decided to make a list. I find there are lots of advantages of rotating art activities like this. We usually only have three trays out at a time. Although there are often pencils or crayons available in the study. Having all the items that Otis needs within the tray makes it easier for him to use and pack up. With the exception of water for washing his paint brush (which he needs to ask me for) and his smock and place-mat…
A Surprising, In-Depth Look at the Reggio Approach - The Art of Education University
Picture this: 8 art students walk into an art room filled to the brim with beautiful art supplies. They all choose seats at the designated table and happily help each other put on art smocks. They do not touch anything. One student notices a mirror set up and says, “Oh, are we doing a self-portrait […]