Category Archives: Education

Creative Way to Teach Art Appreciation

Cartoons have included lessons in music and art appreciation for years. I recently came across a movie with cartoon characters that included a short section teaching art appreciation. The movie is titled, “Looney Tunes: Back in Action”. The setting of … Continue reading

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An Art Room Scavenger Hunt

If you are an art teacher, how do your students become familiar with the classroom, find classroom supplies, and understand classroom procedures? The first few days of school it is important to let your students know what is expected of … Continue reading

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Another Abstract Painting

At the end of the school year I wanted to do something that was worthwhile and also fun. I decided that I wanted to give my students the chance to just play with putting watercolor on paper. I gave each … Continue reading

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Creativity with an Ipad

I got an Ipad for my birthday. I never really wished for one until the advertisements for the Ipad 3 came out. Several of my students had IPads and brought them to school which intrigued me. Last fall while applying … Continue reading

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Encouraging Creativity at the County Fair

My grandchildren spent the first week in June competing in the Grimes County Fair. This is an annual event. Not only do children bring their show animals to the fair, they also are given the chance to bring other types … Continue reading

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