Monday, December 13, 2010

Working with 3rd graders.

3rd graders
Remember when husb and I volunteered to help 25 third graders make papier mache? I went back today to help them design and paint their ornaments/snowmen. It was nearly 80 degrees, so painting outside was perfect.
papier mache ornaments
Update: Mindy sent me this pic of how they turned out.......
We went from that to creating an instant mural, using the 'drop cloth' splashed with white paint and creating a snow village. Construction paper, glue, and a skiing calendar. The village boasts both a FOOD shop and a cake shop.
miindys class mural

6 comments:

  1. How fun for the kids! I love your header too!

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  2. Love what you have done. Especially the look on the child's face in the second photo. Everything is so carefree and colorful.

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  3. How sweet is that?! Very fun.

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  4. Those kids are pretty lucky to have you volunteer to do art with them. It looks like they had fun.

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  5. Group art projects with children are so much fun to imagine, plan and implement. We learn so much from their glee and spontaneity..... thanks for sharing your own enthusiasm!

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  6. What fun! I especially love the mural.

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