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Rabbits and Rainbows

Published on April 5, 2017 under Art
Today we read the Carrot Seed. The Carrot Seed is a popular children's  book that is often used in training circles.  The little boy plants a tiny seed and everyone in his family tells him…
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RAWR!

Published on March 28, 2017 under Art
Today we only got one thing accomplished from our lesson plan. Have I mentioned we are having an art show for our year end celebration ? It was one project but it was fun AND…
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Artist in Training

Published on March 10, 2017 under Art
We have been introducing a few " guided art " experiences  to get ready for an end of year art show.  Today we watched a 5 minute video of  the style of painting that Jackson…
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Craft-mania

Published on December 14, 2016 under Art
Lord have mercy pull the reins in on Rudolf. This is that time of year that no matter how much of a " process" teacher you are you inevitably get sucked into the craft zone.…
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Stop , Think and Choose

Published on November 8, 2016 under Art
Today is one of those days that people will look back to say " I remember the day ( fill in the blank )  was elected President of the United States. " I hope that…
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Busy Day

Published on August 31, 2016 under Art
Busy Day
I said yesterday we had introduced most everything inside but outside we still had a few stones left unturned. Today we added paint to the outside easel.  What good is an easel if there is…
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Getting our Groove on

Published on August 25, 2016 under Art
Today was all about getting more into routine and exploring different materials we have .  Generally our materials all stay out and the  children have free reign  with them but first they have to be…
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Day 2 and Glue

Published on August 16, 2016 under Art
Day 2 and Glue
Day two was SO much less chaotic.   The high emotions subsided and the littles began to feel more comfortable in our space.  We had all hands on deck at 730 just in case children…
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Representational Art

Published on March 9, 2016 under Art
Representational Art
Today we did a drawing activity .   The goal of  the project was process not product.   We are trying to ease the children into being more intentional at the easel versus the  "…
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Arkansas Childrens Week Day 5

Published on April 19, 2013 under Art
Friday's are always busy and today was no exception. We painted a LOT.   We painted in a box by rolling balls around.   We drew with markers on a solo cup and then melted…
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