Building your Own “Art Studio” in a backpack

Our Art class is set up into Art Studios which we open and close. A closed studio tells students do not touch. An open studio tells students you can use what’s available within the set limits.  We organize studios by the media in them.  Our Drawing Studio has pencils, sharpeners, markers, and pastels to draw…

Cultivating Creativity at Home Week #1

Creativity at Home Online Ideas Hi All: There are so many ways to cultivate creativity at home.  Check out the table below to explore.  Remember a few key things when making art. Art is a tool for expressing yourself… Always be you!  I’d love to hear from you. Post a comment or picture if you…

Owl Green Team 2020

Owl Green Team 2020 I miss you! Here is a video from the beginning of the year of us working in the garden. It cracks me up. Post a comment to share your memories.  Owl Green Team at Work in the garden

Artists who use their resources

I am often inspired by people who use the things around them to create. What do you have around you? What can you create?

Ancient Japanese Craft: Origami

Our students love origami! This ancient Japanese craft is a paper folding tradition that has been passed down from generation to generation.  If you mess up no fear… you can always make a ball to toss and try the rabbit again. Look around for paper that you have around your house. As soon as you…

Paper Airplane Fun

Hi Families! Children are inspired to make paper air planes on a daily basis in our art room…however testing them inside can be a problem as there is no throwing in the classroom.  How about at home?  Can you find a place to make and fly them? You can take them outside too! Check out…