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Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Sock Monkey's








First of all, none of my students had ever heard of a sock monkey. They have been asking me all week "Can we decorate our "monkey socks?!" They were very excited to decorate after the painting part. Next time I do this project, it will be with older kids. The kinder and 1st's who did these were a little overwhelmed with all the decorating materials and I had to make all those little pom poms myself because they don't know how to tie a knot yet! Got the idea from Deep Space Sparkle













I bought some pink tule and the girls went crazy making tutu's







"Yes, I am graduating in a crop top tank top and a tie...don't judge me!"






























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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Mural for my Daughter

I have been working on a mural for my daughter for her “big girl room” so I can move the baby into the nursery. I am so excited that it is ALMOST done and I cannot wait to move her new furniture in there. copy

Below is a picture of the nursery mural that I did last year which will now be for Shelby Grace!! She is already three months old!!

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As you can see I had LOTS of help!!

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Thursday, March 11, 2010

Pet Oyster


I don't think anything is wrong with a little extrinsic motivation every now and then...
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...to help 30 kindergarteners clean up their tables without losing my voice and pulling paint brushes out of little hands because they don't want to stop. I made 50 of these little "pet oysters"
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We go to the beach alot and I didn't know what to do with all these shells my daughter and I picked up. Now I have 600 kids asking for a pet oyster every time they come in my room!












I love how I can make someone's day with something that some people consider trash!


Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Spring Show


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Here are some of the AWESOME ART pieces in the Spring Branch Spring Show! I am so proud to be a part of such an amazing group of teachers who have taught me SO much! I will put more up later. I got several of my ideas from the blogs listed on the side of this blog! Thanks to my bloggy friends for awesome ideas!! Only the first seven photos are of my student's work, the rest are from other art teachers in my district!


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