Puppets are a wonderful way to communicate with children. Students can make a puppet using paper Mache. Next, students can learn about the process of clay and shape the puppets feet and hands. The class can design; accessorize the puppet and select glazes for color. For the faces, students use acrylic paint. Finally, they preselect fabric for their puppet’s clothes. This project allowed students to explore many different mediums and.
Pablo through the eyes of a child; In class students learn about the artist Pablo Picasso and his style cubism. A project allows students to begin understanding the transition from reality to abstract. To simulate his style the class started by drawing their own self portrait on paper. Next they took their self-portrait and divided into sections and each section was reassembled into an abstract form. After instructions on painting,.
When a child has an adventure and is provided with materials to create a unique piece of artwork, they not only remember the fun from the activity, but their imaginations come alive. That’s why these classes can make dreams come true.
Toni Withaneye, is an author and illustrator of the story Little Thunder’s FirstSound. We were delighted to have her visit us and read her wonderful story to our class. Little Thunder learned to make his first VAROOM to warn the children lightning was coming and to seek shelter. Hisloud noise was not to frighten the children. Toni showed the children a “Varoom” instrument that replicated the sound thunder makes. The.