Monthly Archives: October 2009

Pumpkins

I hope everyone has a safe weekend!  Here is a fun website where you can virtually carve a pumpkin.  Check out my design!  Do you see my hidden word? Advertisements

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Pick of the Week

Here’s a fun website all about the artist Keith Haring!  Keith Haring is known for his cartoon like drawings which celebrate life and love!   Using his cartoonish images and his fame as an artist, Haring also shed light on important social … Continue reading

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Ever Want to Meet a Famous Author or Illustrator?

This is exciting news!  If you have ever wanted to meet an author or illustrator here is your chance! Deborah Hopkinson, author of Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt, will be speaking at Urbana Free Library at 9:30 am on … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week

Did you know Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated between September 15th to October 15th?    This made me think of all of the many great artists of Hispanic heritage, including Pablo Picasso, Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, Marisol, Joan Miro, and so many … Continue reading

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Pick of the week

Every Tuesday I will try to choose a fun art website for you to try.  Hope you enjoy it! National Gallery of Art Kid Zone has several interesting art activities.  The one I’ve chosen for you today reminds me of … Continue reading

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DonorsChoose.org

DonorsChoose.org is an amazing website for teachers!  As they say it is a “nonprofit that connects public school teachers with people who want to support classroom learning.”  A teacher can post a request for things they need for their classroom … Continue reading

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