Monthly Archives: September 2013

Indian Block Printed Fabric


2nd grade has spent the last two weeks learning about woodblock printed fabric from India. Last week they made their own stamps (or blocks) from a piece of wood and a sponge and this week they carefully lined up their stamp to make a repeating design with paint on a piece of fabric. I was really impressed with how carefully and thoughtfully they all stamped their fabric.
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Eric Carle


Kindergarten will be spending the year learning about illustrators. They began by learning about Eric Carle and how he makes the illustrations for his books. Last week they painted designs on tissue paper.
Then we cut the tissue they made into a variety of shapes and this week they used the shapes to make collage animals or bugs.
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