The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn is a sweet story about a mother’s love for her son. Little raccoon is nervous and a little scared about going to school. Momma raccoon tells him everything will be ok and gives him a kiss in his hand so he will know she is always their. My […]
This story by Tiffany Strelitz Haber is about a little monster who has to figure out who he is after he loses his “M”. We all go through this. We have to figure out who we are and who our real friends are. The little monster in this book struggles with going back to […]
In this story by Patrick McDonnell, a little boy takes you on a wonderful journey through his imagination. Art zigs and zags across his paper. His scribbles squiggle and his bright colorful splotches have blotches. Art’s excitement of his creative process leaves the reader anxious for paper and brush. Here is one of my […]
In this class, students will learn about collage. They will learn how to create line drawings using different types of lines and medium. They will then use those drawings to create a collage. To sign up for this class through Skillshare click here.
This class is broken into three lessons that will teach students about lines and shapes, primary colors, and secondary colors. I then guide students through three activities that reinforce what students learn and will help them explore how to use line, shape, and color to create art. The lessons are clear and simple to […]
This non-academic class is still important because children will learn life skills such as sewing on buttons. In this class, students will create a memory pillow using old t-shirts, pj pants, blankets, or other cherished fabric that brings them happy memories. Students will also learn how to hand sew, sew on buttons, beads, and […]