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Preschool Art Class: Printmaking Basics and a Dash of Dale Chihuly

Since the preschool stained glass project was a huge success, I delved a bit deeper into the world of glass art by introducing my tiny students to Dale Chihuly. We mimicked his popular “Maccia” series, using white coffee filters, washable markers and heavy spray starch. We simply used markers to make designs on the coffee… Continue reading Preschool Art Class: Printmaking Basics and a Dash of Dale Chihuly

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art · Crafting · preschool · sahm

monoprint-making for kids

Baby K and I are clear across the country visiting my newborn niece -- who is quite literally the cutest four-week-old alive. Since newborn-hood involves a lot of sleeping and lazing around, it was decided that energizer R would be better off back home -- where she can frolic noisily, have daddy days and receive… Continue reading monoprint-making for kids