Monday, April 11, 2011

Kindergarten springtime hats

I couldn't resist sharing. This is my favorite kindergarten one-day project, and I've done it every year FOREVER, or at least since I began teaching elementary art in 1985. We use colored paper tape, little sponges for moistening it, scissors, and paper plates. I demo folding, rolling, cutting and twisting the paper tape, and they decorate the back of their plates. I punch holes and string through yarn or ribbon, and poof! They're done!

7 comments:

  1. they look adorable....reminds me of those hats they make for you at a baby shower.....with all the fun ribbons....so sweet!!

    Mir

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  2. Oh how fun! I may have to take that idea for myself. jan

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  3. Hey, Phyl.......I linked to this lesson over on my blog, Art for Itty Bitties. I want to teach this lesson today and didn't want to forget where the idea came from! jan

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  4. Thank you so much for taking the time to check out my new blog! I responded to your observation that teachers need to give children directions, on my blog; it was a very good observation.

    Thanks doll,
    Timeless Art Bethany

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  5. Love seeing kids wearing their art around in the hallways!!! Makes everyone want to be in art class being creative.

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