Monthly Archives: September 2013

Art & Literacy: Lois Ehlert Clay Flowers

Lois Ehlert’s, Planting a Rainbow, was a great fit for Studio Sprout’s summer curriculum because it combines the themes of art and garden. I love Ehlert’s educational approach through simple story telling and bold visuals. Planting a Rainbow is a great read because it gives children the opportunity to name colors, shapes and flowers.  …

Art & Literacy: Eric Carle Collage

We started our three week Art & Literacy session with Eric Carle’s book The Hungry Caterpillar. I love how storytelling can communicate a theme and inspire art. Usually we start class inside and move outdoors for a second project of free-time, but for this class we took advantage of the warm weather and circled up…