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Clay Portrait Ornaments

 Are you starting to get ready for the holidays?  For our family members and friends (other than kids), we like to make donations in their names.  We add an element that the kids made to make the gift...
Costume Portraits: Use this for Halloween or everyday dress up!

Costume Portraits

The costume adds an additional component to portrait drawing and could be fun both at home or in a school setting drawing each other in a partnership or setting it up as a centre.   Materials Easel...
Drawing from Flashcards using Watercolour Pencil Crayons

Drawing from Flash Cards

I can't say I ever used Flash Cards for their intended purpose, usually employing them as a visual word bank for students learning English while teaching in Toronto, converting them into games etc.  This is...
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Newspaper Leaf Garland

With nature as an inspiration point, this activity up-cycles a telephone book! Materials Telephone book or newspaper (usually we decline the phone book, but we missed them this year and we found it on...