Monthly Archives: January 2011

Proud Kindergarten Students!

Check out these outstanding bead necklaces the kindergarten students made!  It took a lot of fine motor skills to create these masterpieces. First they used air dry clay to shape the beads, then they used a small wooden dowel to decorate their … Continue reading

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Virtual Art Gallery

Our virtual art gallery on Artsonia is up and running!  Thank you to all of the students who have returned their permission slips.   I’ve already received over 100!   You may turn them in at any time and the permission slip is good … Continue reading

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Art Sampler

Art Sampler, posted with vodpod   I sent home permission slips for our virtual art gallery on Artsonia and some of my responsible students and their families sent them back the very next day!  Thank you!!!  To honor these responsible Stratton … Continue reading

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What’s a wallover?

That’s what the fifth graders created using an interactive website from the National Gallery of Art’s Kids’ Zone.  According to the site, wallovers are “symmetrical designs painted on a virtual wall.”  This website was a fun way to prepare for an … Continue reading

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Architecture!

The 2nd grade students have been exploring architecture in art class.  Today they learned about Frank Lloyd Wright.  Mr. Wright taught us a little bit about what it takes to be an architect.  If you want to give architecture a … Continue reading

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