Collage

 Recycled paper/card  +   an organized collection of random resources from the Art Studio  +   liquid glue  +  competent, creative Preschoolers = COLLAGE After reading aloud the book Lucy’s Picture, by Nicola Moon– where  Lucy uses all her creativity to make a special ‘touch and feel’ picture for her blind grandfather,  the …

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Watercolor and Salt Paintings

This art process involved experimenting with four simple Art Studio resources and a soft paintbrush: watercolor paints water table salt small squares of watercolor paper Through lots of previous exploration the students know that when painting with watercolor there can be many surprises. What might be some of those surprises? …

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Imaginary shop Imaginary bus, Imaginary train, imaginary plane.

In the Imagination studio, while children were dressing up and doing pretend play Aurora decided to play shop. Aurora pulled a chair to use as a counter and said “I want to play shop” “I need some money”. “What are you going to do with the money?”. Aurora’s answer was …

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100 Languages Video

This video is showcasing the “100 hundred languages” of a child a poem written by the found of Reggio Emilia, Loris Malaguzzi.   We discussed with our children how they do not communicate their learning in only one way, instead they have more than 100 ways of expressing their learning. …

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