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Mixed Media Turtles

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3rd -5th grade students created these fabulous, mixed media, compositions. Cut outs of turtles were decorated with painted paper in mosaic style. Painted paper was also used to create seaweed.

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A Tower of Turtles

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Bridge class celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday in the art room. They first listened to the story, ‘Yertle the Turtle,’ and then worked on an art project to compliment the story. The first step was to create patterned, painted, paper using green, … Continue reading

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Crayon Resist Turtles

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Bridge class continued the Primary building’s study of turtles by producing some crayon resist/water color pictures. Templates were provided and they practiced their tracing skills and focused on creating patterns and designs. (While I am not a big supporter of … Continue reading

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‘100 Days of School’ Activities

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A few snapshots of 100 day activities at Shady Oak.    

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Patterned Turtles on a Paint Blown Background

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 The final turtle art project of the week had the Kindergarten and 1st grade students exploring different ways to move paint around on paper by blowing through a straw and creating designs by dragging the end of a paintbrush through two layers … Continue reading

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Valentine Turtles

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The next turtle art project for Kindergarten and 1st grade was inspired by Valentine’s Day and a picture I saw on the following blog, http://catjuggling.com/category/art/. Students practiced their fine motor skills, through tracing around templates, cutting out shapes, folding paper and designing … Continue reading

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Repousse Turtles

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In honor of Shady Oak’s chosen environmental fundraising project, ‘Turtlemania’ reigned this week in the art room! Kindergarten and 1st grade completed three projects focusing on turtles, using different art techniques. The first project is taken from a wonderful book, … Continue reading

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2nd Grade Zentangle Turtles

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The 2nd Grade students have continued studying turtles through the wonderful art form of ‘Zentangle.‘ At first glance, this art form appears to be glorified doodling. But it is much more than that. “Traditional Zentangle includes a ritual to help … Continue reading

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Zentangle Turtles

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Students have been destressing and unwinding this week through the wonderful art form of ‘Zentangle.‘ At first glance, this art form appears to be glorified doodling. But it is much more than that. “Traditional Zentangle includes a ritual to help … Continue reading

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