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Science Lab for Kids

Science Lab for Kids

I am so excited to share this post with you! Have you visited Animal Jam Academy with your kids yet?  It’s this awesome online platform for kids where you can learn all about animals, be inspired by science and technology and engage in amazing design and engineering ideas.  I am seriously into this site.  I(…)

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The Ultimate Summer Art Supply List

The Ultimate Summer Art Supply List

I’ve been an arts and crafts teacher for a loooong time.  Over the years I’ve come across art supplies that I love and art supplies that I don’t love all that much.  Parents ask me all the time for my very favorite art supplies for kids, so I thought I’d do a mega round up(…)

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Spring Is In The Air – DIY Bird Mobile

Spring Is In The Air – DIY Bird Mobile

I love being a teacher.  I still get to have spring break!  One of my goals for vacation was to start and complete this bird mobile I’ve been wanting to do since Ev and I got married.  My friends and I had made almost 100 birds to hang from the trees at our rehearsal dinner.(…)

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Textured Turkey Paper Craft

Textured Turkey Paper Craft

A fellow art teacher at school made these fab textured turkeys with her pre-k students.  I just love them and bet the kids had so much fun making them.  Well done Sara!  I hope Gigi is in your class someday!

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Experimenting With Lyra Aquacolors

I read about Neocolors on one of my fav blogs Daisy Yellow.  I couldn’t find any at Michaels so I headed over to a local art supply store, Mittels,  and I’m so glad I did.  I could feel the specialness of the products the minute I walked in.  It reminded me of how nice it(…)

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Paper Birds Part Deux

After we made our paper birds in modern art, we gave them paper cages made from recycled ice cream lids.  It was pretty simple thanks to Creature Comfort Blog.  Just slice up 3 strips of construction paper about 1/4 of inch thick and use double sided tape to hold them on the lid.  Then decorate the(…)

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I’m As Free As a Bird Now

Last night some friends came over to make birds, birds, BIRDS for our rehearsal dinner in two weeks.  We stayed up until 2 in the morning creating.  It was so much fun.  We’re going to invite friends and family to write messages on our “love doves.”  Right now they are all hanging in my art(…)

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