Monthly Archives: March 2013

Moving!

This blog and all its current content can now be found at amyhoodarts.com–I hope you’ll follow me there as well. All future posts, including the {Art Together} series, will be posted at the new site. Thanks for your past and … Continue reading

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{Art Together} Experimenting With Watercolors

{This post is part of the art together series. You can see all the posts in the series here.} I suspect watercolor paints are one of the most common art supplies offered to kids, because they seem fairly tidy. The colors are contained … Continue reading

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{Art Together} Scribbling

{This post is part of the art together series. You can see all the posts in the series here.} “That the word scribble is used so often as a term of disparagement is one indication of how we fail our children in their … Continue reading

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{Art Together} Looking Closely

{This post is part of the art together series. You can see all the posts in the series here.} “’The teaching of drawing is the teaching of looking.’ A lot of people don’t look very hard.” –David Hockney. Before we … Continue reading

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Animal Classification: Reptiles

{Previous posts in this series: Animal Classification Booklet; Animal Classification: Mammals + Fish; Animal Classification: Birds; Animal Classification: Amphibians.} Phew, the last post in this series. We finished up our five-part animal classification class for ages 5-8 at co-op this past week. Because … Continue reading

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