Masters of Art I: Paul Klee

Our Masters of Art series has begun! Our first project was inspired by Paul Klee’s drawings, lithographs and statement that, “Drawing is like taking a line for a walk”. I showed a few examples of Paul Klee prints and had the children guess what they...

Sewing

Sewing is a wonderful fine motor skill craft. It can easily be adapted for all ages. Students 18 months to 4 years worked on burlap which I purchased at our local fabric store. Burlap now comes in a multitude of beautiful colors. I chose white so embroidery thread of...

Clay Leaves

Lately I’ve been inspired to try more advanced instruction with my students. Deep Space Sparkle has given me endless ideas for painting, drawing, and clay projects. Patty Palmer does an amazing job with her tutorials. She has a wonderful web store complete with...

Raspberry Canes

The newest edition to our edible garden is a raspberry patch. YUM, I can’t wait! Inspired by a good friend I have decide to grow more fruit that once established will produce year after year. My family loves raspberries and I imagine my students will too. My...

Strawberry Babies

We are back in the garden and taking weekly action to get edibles back in the ground!!! Our second planting took place on 1/29/13 in our four x four beds in the square foot gardening layout.. My Tuesday 4pm class of 4-6 year old students planted 16 Strawberry babies...