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4th Grade Masterpiece Mosaic of "Goldfish" by Henri Matisse

Masterpiece Mosaics: a Collaborative Art Project for Grades K – 8






These colorful projects, which I call “Masterpiece Mosaics”, were a collaborative effort by my students in grades K through middle school. Each grade level created their own copy of a famous painting – six masterpieces in all, on display now through Christmas at our local art store. These were really pretty easy to do, and […]






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Mosaic projects can be adapted for all ages. Just follow these directions and use larger tiles and a smaller backing board if working with young children…. or anyone with a shorter attention span! Historical examples of mosaic art have been found in Roman ruins throughout Europe and around the Mediterranean. Traditional mosaics were made from […]






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Middle Eastern Inspiration






School’s out and summer has begun! I’ve just returned from two amazing weeks in the Middle East, visiting family in Jordan and exploring the marvels of this rich culture! The carved city of Petra, ancient Roman ruins and spectacular desert landscapes were just a few of the many wonders I discovered there. In this land […]






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