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New! Artist Birthdays Calendar

Kids love to cel­e­brate birth­days, so what bet­ter time to intro­duce a new artist than on that artist’s birth­day? I’ve cre­ated a new page on my site to help you plan your artist birth­day cel­e­bra­tions! Just click on the “Artist Birth­days” link on my menu bar for a list of birth­days by month, com­plete with […]

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Keith Haring “Action Figures”

I found my inspi­ra­tion for this les­son at Deep Space Sparkle.  It’s the end of the school year, and while this project looks fan­tas­tic on reg­u­lar white paper, I needed to go a step fur­ther to really grab my 6th graders’ atten­tion!  So, I cre­ated my sam­ple on alu­minum foil with col­or­ful Sharpies.  The result.… […]

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