Thursday, June 17, 2010

stART: Snow!

Okay, we’ve done a couple of snow related things before, but we’re studying Colorado, and so I wanted to go back to the snow.

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So, after reading the book we headed over to the kitchen to make our snow pictures……

Supplies: blue construction paper, shaving cream, crayons, colored pencils.

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1.  Color your picture on the blue paper.




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2.  Inspect the shaving cream on your finger.  Try to decide what you will do with this strange thing.



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3.  Decide that it’s okay, and you really do like it, and start “painting” with your fingers.  Superman was not happy that I made him use his fingers.  He really wanted a paintbrush.  Oh well.


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And when they were first done they looked really cool, all puffy and everything.

But two days later they looked like this:

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Not so cool.  Oh well, it was worth a try.  I’ll have to find another cool way to make a snow picture.  If all else fails we’ll use paint.
Oh, and here’s what they said they can do in the snow:
Princess: I make holes in the snow.  (and she shows me how with her finger).
Batman: I do a snowman and a snowfight and my Daddy helped me and that’s all.  (I had to take an extra picture to show you the cute picture he drew).
Superman: I throw snowballs in it and I make snow angels.  I do lots of things.
061The little guy is Batman and the big guy is Daddy and they’re wearing mittens.
Now hop on over to A Mommy’s Adventures to see what other literature inspired art others are doing.
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