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Movement Mondays: Found Object Ball Drop Game

Create your own ball drop game out of found objects! Supplies Cardboard box (shoe box), popsicle sticks, plastic cups, scissors, glue, mini balls. Instructions Step 1: A sturdy base is necessary for this game. Use a cardboard box like a shoe box for the base of your game. With the help of a parent or…

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O-riginal Art Activities: Stacked Perspective Drawing Inspired by Clementine Hunter

Español abajo Create your own super tall drawing of whatever scene you like! Clementine Hunter, Flowing River, circa 1950, Medium Oil on panel Clementine Hunter was born in 1886 near Natchitoches, Louisiana. Hunter spent most of her life working as a physical laborer and housemaid on the Melrose Plantation. In her late fifties, she taught…

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O-riginal Art Activities: Abstract Drawing Inspired by Ida Kohlmeyer

Español abajo Incorporate your own symbols into abstract artwork like artist Ida Kohlmeyer. Ida Kohlmeyer was an American painter and sculptor who lived in Louisiana. She attended Newcomb College and earned a Bachelor of Arts in English. She began painting in her 30s and returned to Newcomb College in 1956 to earn her Master of…

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Movement Mondays: Become a Famous Work of Art

Español abajo In this Movement Monday Activity, create a replica of a famous work of art using your body and household found objects. Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other media to a solid surface. The medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush, but other implements, such as…

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O-riginal Art Activities: Spooky Halloween Monsters

Transform paper tubes into a spooky Halloween monster decoration. Happy Halloween! It’s that creepy, spooky time of year again. Create one last holiday inspired activity before the season ends. Supplies Paper tubes, String, Glue, Scissors and Color paper. Instructions Step 1: Let’s get spooky! Grab your supplies and think about what kind of monster you…

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Movement Mondays: Balloon Race

Español abajo  In this Movement Monday Activity, use tape and balloons to create a racing game to play with friends or family. Balloons are fun interactive decorations that are usually used in celebrations. They are inflated with air to create its shape. Balloons come in many different colors, shapes and sizes. Be creative and use…

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O-riginal Art Activities: Painting Abstract Shapes Inspired by Wendo Brunoir

Español abajo  Create an abstract painting inspired by Wendo Burnoir’s work.  Wendo Brunoir is a young contemporary visual artist from the United States, born in 1982. Brunoir had been selected to exhibit in Louisiana Contemporary Presented by the Helis Foundation for the past two consecutive years. Supplies Acrylic Paint, Brush, Paper Towels, Paper, Cup of…

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Movement Mondays: Landscape Scavenger Hunt

Español abajo Explore your house, backyard or neighborhood to collect materials for your landscape. Supplies Found Objects, Paper Instructions   Step 1: Landscapes are comprised of three major components; sky, land and a horizon line which separates the two. What kind of landscape will you create; mountains, a forest, something else? Step 2: Search for…

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