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Friday, January 14, 2022
Classroom Photos - September Part I
in addition to monarchs, we find pink ladybug nymphs on our milkweed!
this means the ladybugs we raised and released during Botany have naturalized into our garden
more complex patterns in Form Drawing
painting with water on a clean chalkboard is an excellent way to practice
so is a tray of shaving cream!
explorations of what happens when you mix two primary colors
we love mixing the concentrated Stockmar paint with water
red and blue
translating the watercolor painting into a wool painting
the braided belt is a classic Handwork project with the primary colors
finger knit each small ball of yarn, then braid the three together to make a Rainbow Belt!
yellow and blue
storage of school supplies for the Outdoor Classroom
the Stamp Game
working on a card from Pattern Play
practicing Form Drawing with window crayons and a mirror
red and yellow
even rest time is fun when you're outdoors
soaking watercolor paper
we combine all three primary colors to make a rainbow
we even have a caterpillar form a chyrsalis on the table in the garage!
those fifth instars move fast...
after getting him to step onto a branch we carry it out and lean it against the brick wall; he is able to climb up
ladybug nymphs hidden on our milkweed go through their metamorphosis as well!
this insect was also hiding... and he's NOT one we want in our terrarium
see how he's sucking the chrysalis like a smoothie?
translating the watercolor painting into a beeswax crayon drawing
a new form... six circles of different sizes
what could go better with that than making bubbles?
a homemade bubble wand of wire wrapped tightly with pure wool yarn
Posted by Renee at 2:40 PM