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Art

Snowflakes

The class started off with a reading of The Mitten. Afterwards, the children made decorative snowflakes out of coffee filters which were beautifully colored with watercolor paint.

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Yearbook Portraits

              This week Jeff brought in a bunch of cool equipment so the Photons could experiment with lighting and take portraits for the yearbook.

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Math Art

Today, we made spirolateral math art. I can’t quite put into words what that means, but find an Electron and they should be able to show you! We used multiplication, skip counting, graphing and patterning in our art.

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Winter

Today we started our winter exploration with a group project of a winter-themed collage. We created snowflakes, snowman, winter animals and other cool items. We will continue our project next week.

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Patients

This week with the Photons,we looked at work by Stephan Draschan who spends time in museums and galleries waiting for visitors to match art works. We were able to see how he used many of the techniques we have been learning about to capture these moments. https://plainmagazine.com/stefan-draschan-museum-guests-match-artwork/ Next the kids experimented with flipping their phone […]

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Slime!

Today we made basic slime with glue, Tide and food dye. Kids experimented with activating the slime while making sure it is not over-activated. We had a lot of messy fun. We will continue with more slime this week!

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Leaf Wreath

With fall in full swing and the leaves changing colors, I encouraged the kids to create a fall wreath keepsake. They were constructed out of paper plates, brown paint mixed with glue, artificial leaves of varying colors, tissue paper, and ribbon.

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Wreaths

Today we started working on a wreath project, Kids did wonderful job threading mesh into a wreath form, we even had one starwars themed wreath. We continued working on our beaded projects from last week.

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Coral Reefs

Today, Neutrons were studying ocean habitats in Writer’s Workshop, so we made coral reefs in art class. We used styrofoam semi-spheres, pipe cleaners, beads, and plastic discs to make colorful coral reefs. All of the kids worked hard and went home with some beautiful creations!

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Cardboard

This week we created door hangers with our name from card board and tissue papers. Some kids created cardboard projects.

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