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Entries Tagged as 'Tuesday Art Task'

Book Illustration – Le Ballon Rouge by OwlBooks…

March 16th, 2011 · 19 Comments

Hood #1 has a “publication” company called Owl Books. He reports our weekly newspaper and writes and illustrates immense volumes… this one was really worth a post… It is based on one of our favorite books/movies Le Ballon Rouge:

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Tags: Book Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en Picasso Portraits…

March 12th, 2011 · 16 Comments

When I heard Lilla A was calling for Self-Portraits I knew it was time for us to do a little Art-Appreciation… and some exploring in the world of Picasso… Let’s begin with some fabulous links: My Kids Art has a great page for Picasso: biography, artworks and fun facts. Heaps of Picasso lesson plans and […]

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Se7en’s Fantastic Flower Fun…

March 6th, 2011 · 19 Comments

I am living and loving Alisa Burke’s SketchBook Delight Course but the only way to do it with a number of kidlets is to let them play with your pens and paints alongside you as you go!!! Today my kids made bunches of flowers using waterproof pens and watercolor paints… While I was filling in […]

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Se7en Wild Paper Animals…

February 26th, 2011 · 16 Comments

I have two beginner readers who just loves Dorling Kindersley books, like who doesn’t!!! There is just enough writing to keep them reading and they are packed with snippets and facts!!! Right now we are so enjoying the 24 hours series… and this week we had a look at the waterhole: Now let me just […]

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Hood #1’s Quick Box Cars in Se7en Steps…

February 19th, 2011 · 3 Comments

We seem to be doing a whole heap of box crafts just lately and for a couple of weeks we have had these fabulous cadalac cars parking all over our house!!! Seriously this is the land of limousines!!! ¬†They are really strong and seem to withstand all sorts of play and indoor and outdoor boyish […]

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Se7en’s Teeny Tiny Hearts and a Valentine Round-up…

February 9th, 2011 · 17 Comments

Well it is that time of year to be making Valentines and where would we be if Hood #3 hadn’t made a bunch of hearts for us… ¬† Here you go: Se7en Teeny Tiny Hearts… Quick dry clay hearts: We shaped these with quick drying clay and as soon as they were dry they were […]

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Tags: Fabric Crafts · Holiday Crafts · Paper Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en’s Sinking Submersible…

February 1st, 2011 · 22 Comments

We have made a Rollicking Rocket before and when the father person came home from work with a large box we knew that we needed to make a sinking submersible… It involved a fair amount of digging in the recycling… and one or two disasters before we made our prototype!!! Don’t be afraid to try […]

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