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Inspired by Alexander Calder

I found this lesson on Dick Blick, and modified it for my students who are much younger than the lesson’s intended students. I drew the shapes on the metallic paper, and the children used air dry clay instead of styrofoam for the base. 56 more words

White, Red, Green and Blue

Yves Klein

Museum Insel Hombroich: Alexander Calder, Lovis Corinth, Yves Klein

more pictures on my flickr page


"To gaze is to think." -  Salvadore Dali



I often get lost in museums where gazing becomes an art form in itself!   :)

What Did You See Today?

What is a Circus?

As we open this integrated unit called Sandy’s Circus, we are simultaneously seeking to unpack students’ thinking about what they know about the circus, introduce them to classic images of the Big Top and initiate conversation about how the circus has changed over time and why. 251 more words

2nd Grade

Inspired by Alexander Calder

chipboard and acrylic or tempera paint OR heavy paper like colored cardstock, Twisteez wire, pipe cleaners, stapler

  1. if using chipboard, let children paint it with a bright color of their choosing- it is for the background…I thought stapling these to a ground might help them not immediately get squashed in backpacks!
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