Category Archives: Arts and Crafts

February 16

Eyebombing

Eyebombing is the art of sticking “googly eyes” onto an inanimate things in the public space, in a way that cleverly lends the object the appearance of a living creature. Charo and I thought that it would be great to “humanize” the school. We asked our students to bring their cameras, we gave them some […]

February 16

Be my Valentine

February 14, 2014 was a fun Valentine’s Day! My partner Charo prepared a fun craft activity where everybody had to make their own origami heart. We had a great time! Marina and Alicia definitely wanted to sweeten up our day and they brought some fabulous heart-shaped cupcakes they had made themselves. And to top it […]

November 17

Bracelets

Last Friday in Arts & Crafts my fifth graders made some simple friendship bracelets using yarn. This was part of the knitting project that my great partner Charo and I started about three weeks ago. As soon as our students learned how to make the slipknot everything went easy as pie. Everybody was so excited! Here […]

November 05

Finger Knitting

Charo and I wanted to introduce finger knitting in our Arts & Crafts classes. It is a simple knitting technique that is really easy for kids to do. And the best part… you only need your fingers and a ball of yarn. Our students picked it up right away! We had a great time! So […]

October 30

Pom pom pumpkins

My great partner Charo and I wanted to bring some texture and warmth into our classrooms so we decided to make these cute little pom pom pumpkins and celebrate the coming of Halloween: So cool So say we all!!

November 16

Mr. Jones

Who is Mr. Jones? Mr. Jones is a night security guard at an art museum. Sometimes when he walks down the corridors strange things happen around him. And he has a very important role in our upcoming stop-motion movie! This week my Sixth Graders have given him the final touches and now he is ready […]

June 22

Lady Nitwit – A Shadow-Puppets Show

This morning we finished our end of the year project. A mixture of everything: Lady Nitwit, stop motion, shadow-puppets and video editing. I’m very happy with the final result! 😀 What do you think? Enjoy So say we all!!