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Reggio Inspired Butterfly Art for Kids

Reggio Inspired Butterfly Art for Kids

I love creating butterfly art this time of year.  This Reggio inspired butterfly art project for kids is great for ages 4 and up.  In case your unfamiliar with the Reggio approach to learning, here is a good Reggio starting point.  We used an old box frame found at a thrift store and paint markers to(…)

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Tissue Paper/Paper Mache Hot Air Balloons

This was not an easy project.  I see these hot air balloons all over pinterest and different blogs and for some reason no one seems to be mentioning how labor intensive they are.  So either I did this in a really complicated way or my fellow art bloggers just aren’t fessing up.  Regardless, I’m glad(…)

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It’s Almost Chanukah in Kindergarten

It’s Almost Chanukah in Kindergarten

Every year we help the kids make a chanukah project for their families.  This year we found candles at the 99 cent store and will modgepodge them with tissue paper squares and dreidels.  This is the sample I made today.  It looks really pretty.  The only bummer was when someone pointed out the candles are(…)

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Tissue Paper Balloon Bowls

Tissue Paper Balloon Bowls

I love this project!  I’ve posted about it before.  If you want the step by step directions click here.  We made these in kindergarten today for our Thanksgiving tables.  I meant for the color choices to be a bit more “fall,” but we didn’t have any brown tissue paper so now they just look festive.(…)

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