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Movement Mondays: Flower Dyed Watercolor Paint

Create your own watercolor paint in this Movement Monday Activity. There are four main types of paint; acrylic, oil, watercolor, and gouache. Paint can be created in many ways. In the past, artists created their own paint from natural materials like flowers, charcoal, fruits and earth pigments. Supplies Small sealable containers, flowers, water Instructions Step…

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Movement Mondays: Exploring Fashion Styles

Design your silliest outfit in this Movement Monday Activity. Fashion is considered a form of self-expression. Style can be expressed with shoes, clothing and accessories. Explore your fashion style. Instructions Step 1: Look in your closet and decide what clothes you want to use for your silly outfit. What type of clothes do you think…

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Movement Mondays: Exploring the Sounds of Nature

Español abajo In this Movement Monday Activity, recreate sounds found in nature. The ability to hear is one of the five senses of the body. Using our ears, we have the ability to listen to music or communicate with others. Many things in nature use sounds to communicate, such as a birdcall or dog bark….

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Movement Mondays: Capture Your Dance Moves

Español abajo Capture your greatest dance moves through photography in this Movement Monday Activity. Photos can capture just about anything like a person dancing, singing, running, or even an animal grazing. Dance comes in many forms and can be categorized as ballet, ballroom, folk dance, Irish dancing, tap, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, modern dance, and…

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Movement Mondays: Pressed Flower Art

Take a walk around your neighborhood and collect flowers to create pressed flower artwork. Pressed flower art – consists of drying flower petals and leaves in a flower press to flatten and exclude light and moisture. Pressing flowers makes them appear flat, and can also fade or increase the vibrancy of their color. The flowers…

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Movement Mondays: Still Life

Español abajo In this Movement Monday Activity, create your own still life through a scavenger hunt. Still life is a term used by artists to describe art that depicts all kinds of man-made or natural objects such as; cut flowers, fruit, vegetables, fish or wine. The goal of a still life composition is to direct the viewer’s eye…

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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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Movement Mondays: Community Storytelling through Murals

In this Movement Monday Activity, imagine murals in your community. In every community there is a story to be told. Stories are about making connections. A story can create a connection between the people and their community. The power of community storytelling lies not only in the stories, but in the process of creating those stories. Murals are…

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Movement Mondays: Geometric Scavenger Hunt

Español abajo Explore your home for objects to create a geometric assemblage. Instructions Step 1: Name some shapes. Which shape is your favorite? Search your home for found objects that are various shapes. Be sure to ask a parent or guardian’s permission to use the objects you find. Step 2: Once you have collected some…

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