Earth Day Dioramas!

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It’s been a while since we’ve posted an original craft project for the blog, but now we’re getting back into the swing of things! Earth Day is only a week away, so we’re getting a head start on our art projects. This post features multiple projects in one. Using the links below, you can skip to specific projects, or have a browse through our step-by-step photos and animations. The focus of this activity is to provide students with an understanding of various climates throughout the world and to celebrate the diversity of these climates through dioramas. Continue reading

Craft Spotlight: Fingerpaint Flower

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Big, bold and bright, Fingerpaint Flowers are the perfect art activity to paint out in the spring air! The best part about fingerpainting outside is that it adds another dimension of sensory development: not only are students using fingerpaints to stimulate finger movement, but the warmth of the sunlight will warm up the paint and the fingerpainting paper! Continue reading

This Little Class of Mine uses our Color Diffusing Paper!

Used to make ocean backgrounds for these adorable squid characters, Color Diffusing Paper was combined with paint and bit of salt to create neat bubbly water effects! Continue reading

Craft Spotlight: Stand Up Letters

DSCF7019Our newest product addition: R49702 Stand Up Letters! Students can color in and decorate the letters, adding their own unique touch with collage materials, stickers, mosaics and more! The Stand Up Letters are perfect for helping students picture exactly how each letter looks like–since they stand out so well! Continue reading

Craft Spotlight: My Garden Stained Glass Frames

2014-03-31-FeatureImageBeautiful stained glass frames can be made by cutting out bits of 15257 Stained Glass Paper to fill in the gaps of the frame design. We got some great shots of the Art Campers hanging up the 52089 My Garden Stained Glass Frames in the garden! Continue reading

Drip Drip Splatter Splash uses our Color Diffusing Paper!

Create awesome effects on Color Diffusing Paper! The Drip, Drip, Splatter, Splash blog posted their butterfly artwork which used Color Diffusing Paper, permanent marker and watercolor paints.

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Yoga in the Classroom

Yoga in the Classroom!

Classroom exercise can be a source of joy for both students and teachers, but to fit exercise into an already stressed schedule, it needs to have clear objectives and measurable results.  Continue reading