My students in grades K-7 recently raised over $2,000 using their artistic skills to benefit our local food bank! We adapted this “Houses for Haiti” project (originally inspired by “Haiti Houses”) to create charming magnets which we sold for $5 each at our church one Sunday, and we donated all the proceeds to Second Harvest Food […]
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Two amazing teachers in Florida came up with a creative idea to raise money for Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. After discovering “Haiti Houses” on the internet, I was inspired to try it for myself and make a few changes. Below is my version of this project. Visit haitihouses.org to see how much money has been […]
While researching new ways to raise money for Haiti, I came across a great idea that I can’t wait to try with my students.… “Haiti Houses”. As Art teachers today, we are blessed with so many fun sites for finding creative lesson ideas, and often one leads to another, which leads to another… as happened […]
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 […]
Desk clock with student artwork from Kids Kreations School has begun, and in these tough economic times, that means school fundraisers are beginning, too! This year, why not try a fundraiser that families will really get excited about??! Kids Kreations specializes in transforming original works of art by kids (or even adults!) into personalized gifts […]
Just for fun, I thought I would post a few more pictures of the quilts we made using KidsKreations for the printing of the kids’ artwork. These quilts were amazing, and unfortunately these shots don’t really do them justice. I wish I had taken better pictures of them, but at the time I didn’t know […]
Homemade quilts are another great fund raising idea that you can do with KidsKreations! What makes these quilts so charming and unique is that they are made using kids’ artwork! I did this with each of my K-6 Art classes and we auctioned them off at our Spring Open House & Art Show. Our quilts […]
Hi! I'm Cheryl, and I'm a big fan of kids' artwork! For the last 20+ years, I've had the privilege of teaching art to kids from kindergarten through high school.... in public, private, charter, and homeschool settings. Now I'm focusing on mentoring other teachers through demos, workshops, and sharing lessons and more on my blog. I have a degree in art and an art ed credential, but I've learned that you don't need to be an "artist" or have an art background yourself to teach art to kids. All you need are good lessons to follow (like following a recipe) and the willingness to have fun! Over the years, I’ve developed hundreds of successful, classroom-tested art lessons for kids, and all the tips, methods, and strategies to go along with them! My passion now is to make all this available to classroom teachers, homeschool teachers, parents, and grandparents.… to anyone who wants to share the joy of ART with the kids in their life!
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