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Spring Egg Art Activity

CONCEPTS/SKILLS:  Shapes (Oval), Patterns & Art Media Objectives: Students will create a spring egg out of pastels, construction paper and glue. Students will create and continue a pattern. Students will experience a different type of art media. Materials: Black Construction Paper (8 1/2 x 11) One Bottle of Elmer’s or Sparkle Glue per student One [...]

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Life Cycle of a Butterfly Pasta Activity

Students will learn to identify the four stages of a butterfly’s life cycle. Materials: Butterfly patterns spiral pasta-caterpilllar shell pasta-chrysalis bow tie pasta-butterfly small pasta representing an egg crayons or markers glue Lesson Plan: Ask the students what they know about butterflies. Have they ever seen one? Have they ever touched one? What did it [...]

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Tissue Leaf Rubbings

Make a beautiful picture with tissue paper leaf rubbings. Objectives: Students will develop the shape of texture of a leaf. Materials: 5″ squares of tissue paper in autumn colors fresh leaves with prominent veins pieces of brown crayons (1) 6″x18″ white construction paper liquid starch in a small container paint brush and paper towel Lesson [...]

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Colored Sand Art

The children try different mediums to create works of art. Materials: sand food coloring sandwich bags construction paper trays glue Lesson Plan: Pour a cup or two of sand into a sandwich bag. Have the child choose a food color and then add a few drops to the bag. Have the child shake the sand [...]

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Bunny Rabbit Mask Paper Plate Craft

Students design their own bunny mask to follow-up reading the book, Runaway Bunny. Materials: Glue Small ears cut out of pink construction paper straws scissors different colors of tempera paint paint smocks glitter Lesson Plan: Read the Runaway Bunny. Take a paper plate and cut it in half. One part will be for the mask [...]

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