Friday, November 27, 2009

K Textured Pumpkin Painting

To get into the Thanksgiving spirit, I made textured pumpkin painting with my Kindergarten. First we used observational drawing to just practice drawing a pumpkin. Next class we made our textured painted paper. Our last class we cut out our pumpkins and decorated them.

Thursday, November 26, 2009

old turned new

Thanks to Miss Tabarcea's great inspirations, I can continue to be a more sustainable classroom teacher by recycling old crayons. At the end of the last school year I was torn, what to do with all my old crayons??? Keep them....she said....and so I did. With the help of some dessert bar baking trays ($10 at Walmart) I made old crayons new. Arrange colors as desired and back for 20-30 min on 250.