Filed under: Arts and Crafts, Earth Day, Featured, Messy art, Night and Day, Teaching Ideas Full Moon Art with Bottles and Toothbrushes by Cheryl Villareal on Nov 7th, 2016
When learning about Day and Night, there are a variety of activities the kids can do. For this article however, I'm going to focus on the art. Children are so used to the moon's crescent shape, that creating a full moon art was actually surprising to them. Some even told me the moon wasn't round. I of course grabbed this opportunity to talk about the different phases of the moon. An experiment with a styrofoam ball and a flashlight would also be ... Read More » Tags Share Comments (0 ) Filed under: Arts and Crafts, Colors and Shapes, Featured, Fine arts, Messy art, Teaching Ideas Modern Day “Starry Night” Inspired by Van Gogh by Cheryl Villareal on Nov 3rd, 2011
For art month, we’re learning all about the famous artists and their unique painting styles. They will serve as inspirations for our art activities. Now when I say inspiration, it means that we WON’T copy exactly what the artist did but probably learn something from it.
Yesterday, I posted about our Sistine Table painting which was inspired by Michelangelo. You can check that out HERE. Well today, it’s Van Gogh’s turn to shin... Read More » Tags Share Comments (2 )