Monthly Archives: May 2012

Because I’m the Mess Fairy!

Why do I spend three hours preparing for a batik activity with students?  Why do I haul boxes of art supplies around in my van from one school site to the next?  Why do I find my  hands covered in … Continue reading

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Permission

A couple of weeks ago I brought some Crayola Model Magic to class for my kindergarten students.  They had a ball mixing colors, rolling it, making balls, and creating little creatures like snails and snakes.  They thought it felt marshmallowy. … Continue reading

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A Different Angle

I’ve been reading Teacher Tom’s blog almost every day for about a month.  He’s an inspiring educator, and I just love reading his descriptions of play based curriculum.  Almost two weeks ago I got together with my Friday Art Homeschool group, … Continue reading

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