Monthly Archives: April 2014

Myself, My Home, My World: Me on the Map

This lesson plan was inspired by the book Me on the Map by Joanne Sweeny. I love old maps and enjoy using them in art. Materials: Styrofoam Pre-cut houses made from foam sheets Ink pens Paint (washable tempera) Foam rollers Maps or paper Each child was given a 5×7 piece of Styrofoam and a ballpoint…

Open-ended Art: Fabric and Paint on Cardboard

Fabric and Paint is an easy one you can do at home with any scrap textiles and/or ribbon that you have. You can cut up bric-brac for more texture and fun, cut up old stained clothes if you don’t have a fabric bin to pull from or get scrap fabric for a great deal at…