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6th Grade Art On Artsonia!

6th Grade Art On Artsonia!

Another batch of art has been posted to Artsonia! The new exhibit, “Sequencing Illustrations“, is a display of wonderful work that offers a glimpse into the the everyday lives of the kids. Sixth grade students used watercolor pencils to create illustrations showing the sequence of events of a routine or activity that they know well. […]

Don’t Try This At Home!

Don’t Try This At Home!

Leave it to the art teacher! What a glorious mess we made in art club today… We started with this: And ended up with this: With a lot of this in between: See you next Wednesday, Art Club!

I LOVE THE GLUE SPONGE!

I LOVE THE GLUE SPONGE!

It is the best thing ever. I learned about this last weekend from another art educator’s blog that I found on Pinterest: Mrs. Humpal’s Room I’ve been teaching for 15 years now and had never seen this idea until last weekend. I’m not kidding when I tell you that I couldn’t wait to get to […]

HELLO My Name Is:

HELLO My Name Is:

So I was given this spectacular blue monster at the Massachusetts Art Educators Association conference a couple of weeks ago. I brought him into school as another mascot for the art room. I had just planned to hang him somewhere so he could keep us company. But the children demanded more. “What’s his name? What’s his […]

The Clay Is Ready!!!!

The Clay Is Ready!!!!

Calling all Art Club and Flat Clay kids…: THE CLAY IS READY!!!! Stop by the art room any time to wrap and bag your pieces to take them home…or over the river and through the woods… 😉 They came out GREAT!!!!

Caine’s Arcade and Quote of the Week (12)

Caine’s Arcade and Quote of the Week (12)

We finished up 2 early release days for parent/teacher conferences today. On half days like these, classes are just 30 minutes long. It takes about 5 minutes for the kids to filter in and we need about 5 minutes at the end for closure…do the math and that is 20 minutes of class time. I’ve […]

Enrichment Registration Ends On Friday!

Enrichment Registration Ends On Friday!

I am wicked excited to be offering 3 Enrichment classes for session two…: Art Club 5 & 6 – Calling all art lovers! This club is open to all students who love art. Most activities will evolve based on the interests of club members. Possibilities include clay, murals, origami, Manga, mosaics, painting, marbling, and large […]