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“Teach Kids Printmaking” Workshop for Teachers

Okay, I know this is short notice (unless you happen to live in the area), but I just wanted to give our “locals” a heads-up about the teacher workshop I’m offering tomorrow….   “Teach Kids Printmaking” will be happening this Saturday, November 14, 9am to noon, at Palace Art in Capitola, California. Learn lots of practical […]

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Hand Print Art for Pre-K and Kindergarten

I don’t usually post project ideas for Pre-K, since I teach K – 6 (so most of my ideas and resources are for those grades). Special thanks to Denise Harrell, the coordinator for Young Children’s World in Abilene, Texas, who submitted these ideas. She used these projects for a Kids Kreations fundraiser and wanted to […]

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Rorschach Creatures

This is a favorite lesson I do with Kindergarten every fall. They love the surprise of opening their papers to reveal colorful designs and the fun of using their imaginations to “discover” unique creatures! I do this lesson in two parts, to give the paint time to dry before adding details with marker. 1. Fold […]

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Monoprints

This charming one-of-a-kind flower created by Robin D. With monoprints, only one print can be made from each original design, but you can repaint the printing surface and draw as many new designs as you like! Students of all ages will enjoy charming results. Remember that any words or letters you write will print in […]

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Kids’ Art Gift Wrap

One of my awesome parent volunteers recently shared a great idea with me that I wanted to pass along…. “Kids’ Art Gift Wrap”! She was so enthusiastic about it, I couldn’t wait to try it myself. Here’s how you do it:Roll out a long piece of butcher paper (down a hallway, sidewalk, or wherever you […]

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