If you are ever in LA or live in LA, you MUST go to Mozza Pizzeria, even if you’re a pizza snob from New York like me! Sooo worth the hype.
And here are the photos to prove it. My kindergartners surprised me with cupcakes from frosted, fruit and a wedding video for me and Ev. BEST SURPRISE EVER!
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(…)
This week began our paper mache journey. First we sculpted bugs of all kinds by bunching up newspaper in different shapes and using masking tape to bind it together. After, we combined flour, water and a bit of Elmer’s Glue to create our paper mache mixture. I must admit, the paper mache part of the(…)
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(…)
Sculpey is so exciting for kids. I busted it out the other day and my kindergartners were in heaven. I taught them to make bees step by step. I would do them next time without the swirl in the middle, but hey, they’re still pretty cool. Unfortunately, when we put them in the oven the(…)
I saw this great post on Creature Comfort Blog about paper bird cages. I decided to try them out in my after school art class. The kids LOVED them. We did the birds this week and will make the cages next. Each one looks so different and so sweet. I am going to make more(…)
We have a big show coming up at school this week. The theme is America. I got this idea for patriotic hats from No Ordinary Moment and just made it my own a little bit. They came out really great and were super easy to make. The kids will make them on Thursday with their(…)
We made this gigantic bee from ripped up paper, mosaic style. Then we cut out the white of the wings and lamenated them so they look translucent. Then we taped the bee to the ceiling and kids said “woooaaah.”
We’re learning all about insects in kindergarten. I saw these amazing bugs from recycled materials on flickr by Fem Manueles. You can check out her awesome blog here. It’s amazing even if you don’t speak spanish, which I don’t YET! Thankfully the photos were pretty self-explanatory. Here are some examples from different materials we’ve been(…)