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2 In 3rd grade/ 4th grade/ Science and Art/ Space

Cosmic Cruisers

 
Well, we needed a quick project to fill in some wall space before our Art Show and 
I thought how ’bout some big space ships!
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My art club, containing lots of happy 3rd graders, meets in the bright and early morning.  
 
Some of those kids need that nudge of a template to get their ideas rolling. Some just need the supplies and blast off, they are creating.
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 I find it interesting that many of my boys are not afraid of taking risks. Whether creating shapes or expressing ideas they are happy with the “process” of creating. 
My girls are much more into the layout. They plan things out to the last step before even beginning. Then their art teacher has to explain to their homeroom teacher why they are tardy to class.
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For materials I put out all different scraps, foams, 
old paper borders, painted paper
and of course, our placemats that we use
 for cleaning brushes while painting.
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Lastly, we outlined with black tempera paint. Pop!
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I just love the wild colors and added streamers on these fun cruisers. 
Dig out some scraps and paper and start creating! 
 
Laura 🙂

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    profesora de artes visuales, plástica
    April 25, 2014 at 8:53 pm

    Muy buena idea! Felicitaciones!

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    Miss
    July 14, 2014 at 7:34 pm

    These are fabulous! What a great way to use up all those colored scrap pieces that we seem to save and accumulate all year- thnx for sharing 🙂

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