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  • Making Art with Children | Carle Museum
    to choose an activity from her book to co host with her in the Art Studio READ MORE Playful Puppetry September 27th 2015 Share Recently in The Studio for a Special Sunday activity the room was abuzz with drama and creativity as guests hammed it up with their handmade marker cap finger puppets and mini puppet theatres Studio staff made a few funny characters to get guests inspired READ MORE A Wheely Fun Car Making Event August 31st 2015 Share Last month a special guest from the Cotsen Children s Library of Princeton University came to host a special event for our Art Studio guests Dana Sheridan the Education and Outreach Coodinator loaded her car full of supplies and tools and drove to The Carle for an exciting afternoon making Cars and Trucks and Things That Go You might also recognize that as the title one of Richard Scarry s books Golden Books 1998 READ MORE Tiny Homes with Natural Materials August 20th 2015 Share For a recent Special Sunday The Studio s two interns Hannah Pancione left and Emma Rodrigue right worked together to design an activity for guests and documented their process and interactions Here is their report on the day READ MORE Why We Use Found Materials July 22nd 2015 Share The Art Studio at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art has a long history of working with recycled materials and found objects In addition to the challenges presented by a limited budget and lots of Museum guests interested in making art both of which make using free materials very attractive The Carle s art educators like many artists also see the artistic potential in transforming something designed for one purpose into something else READ MORE Pages 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next last Contributors Meghan Burch Diana MacKenzie Categories About This Blog 1 Bookmaking 24 By Diana MacKenzie 76 By Meghan Burch 63 Classes 22 Collage 66 Displays Window Shades 11 Drawing 50 Elementary School 97 Every Day Art Program 63 Found Materials 48 High School 25 Homemade Materials and Tools 16 Infants and Toddlers 47 Internship Program 25 Light 12 Middle School 33 Mixed Media 66 Nature 46 Our Approach 22 Our Favorite Materials 10 Outreach 23 Painting 57 Paper 37 Preschool 81 Printmaking 39 Professional Development 29 Resources 5 Sculpture 44 Space to Create 2 Special Events 90 Special Guests and Artist Visits 34 Archive February 2016 1 January 2016 1 December 2015 4 November 2015 3 October 2015 2 September 2015 2 August 2015 4 July 2015 3 June 2015 3 May 2015 1 April 2015 2 March 2015 3 February 2015 4 January 2015 1 December 2014 2 November 2014 4 October 2014 5 September 2014 10 August 2014 2 July 2014 3 June 2014 4 May 2014 3 April 2014 4 March 2014 6 February 2014 5 January 2014 6 November 2013 1 October 2013 5 September 2013 5 August 2013 5 July 2013 5

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/making-art/1620 (2016-02-12)
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  • Making Art with Children | Carle Museum
    17th 2014 Share I wanted to share with you the collagy characters that are appearing in The Studio recently The current project is Carle Inspired Collages and we are using tissue paper and drawing tools materials inspired by Eric Carle s picture book illustration process We offer this project every year and it continues to be a favorite with guests who visit us from around the world during these warmer summer months READ MORE Painting with Drips and Sprays August 12th 2014 Share Spring and summer are prefect times of year for outdoor art making Step outside and experiment making drip and spray paintings with supplies you may already have around your house Rolled Paper Relief with Susan Schwake May 23rd 2014 Share Last month Artist and Author Susan Schwake returned to The Carle s Art Studio to share a project from her latest book 3 D Art Lab for Kids Guests of all ages had fun turning beautifully patterned papers into Rolled Paper Relief sculptures READ MORE Pages 1 2 3 4 5 next last Contributors Meghan Burch Diana MacKenzie Categories About This Blog 1 Bookmaking 24 By Diana MacKenzie 76 By Meghan Burch 63 Classes 22 Collage 66 Displays Window Shades 11 Drawing 50 Elementary School 97 Every Day Art Program 63 Found Materials 48 High School 25 Homemade Materials and Tools 16 Infants and Toddlers 47 Internship Program 25 Light 12 Middle School 33 Mixed Media 66 Nature 46 Our Approach 22 Our Favorite Materials 10 Outreach 23 Painting 57 Paper 37 Preschool 81 Printmaking 39 Professional Development 29 Resources 5 Sculpture 44 Space to Create 2 Special Events 90 Special Guests and Artist Visits 34 Archive February 2016 1 January 2016 1 December 2015 4 November 2015 3 October 2015 2 September 2015 2 August 2015

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/making-art/1621 (2016-02-12)
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  • Making Art with Children | Carle Museum
    ignore We go through tons and tons of colorful tissue papers every year in The Studio but this white stack continues to gather dust READ MORE Chalk Paint Play July 14th 2015 Share We had a lot of fun last week teaching our annual Animals Art and Imagination week long program This year s theme was insects and small critters inspired by the current exhibit of Eric Carle s work in the exhibition The Art of Eric Carle Bees Butterflies and Other Bugs The week was packed with a series of activities and projects about bugs and animals some lasting a few minutes others carrying over multiple days On the first day we made our own chalk paint and designing a playground for insects on The Art Studio s patio READ MORE Art Studio Science Fair June 30th 2015 Share This past Sunday Beth and Camille two of The Art Studio s summer interns designed and hosted The Art Studio Science Fair as one of the Art Studio s monthly Special Sunday programs Here is their report on the day READ MORE Guest Post Emily s Experience with Citrus Dough September 13th 2014 Share I ve been having a wonderful time lately sharing books and exploring materials at a monthly toddler preschool playgroup at the Worcester Family Partnership This past month we explored citrus dough made at home and the results were so fun that Meghan and Diana asked me to share them here READ MORE Water Bottle Prints September 6th 2014 Share Here s a way to reuse the empty plastic beverage bottles we all accumulate especially in these warm weather months Turn those ordinary vessels into rollable printing tools and create your own beautiful patterned papers READ MORE Pages 1 2 3 next last Contributors Meghan Burch Diana MacKenzie Categories About This Blog 1 Bookmaking 24 By Diana MacKenzie 76 By Meghan Burch 63 Classes 22 Collage 66 Displays Window Shades 11 Drawing 50 Elementary School 97 Every Day Art Program 63 Found Materials 48 High School 25 Homemade Materials and Tools 16 Infants and Toddlers 47 Internship Program 25 Light 12 Middle School 33 Mixed Media 66 Nature 46 Our Approach 22 Our Favorite Materials 10 Outreach 23 Painting 57 Paper 37 Preschool 81 Printmaking 39 Professional Development 29 Resources 5 Sculpture 44 Space to Create 2 Special Events 90 Special Guests and Artist Visits 34 Archive February 2016 1 January 2016 1 December 2015 4 November 2015 3 October 2015 2 September 2015 2 August 2015 4 July 2015 3 June 2015 3 May 2015 1 April 2015 2 March 2015 3 February 2015 4 January 2015 1 December 2014 2 November 2014 4 October 2014 5 September 2014 10 August 2014 2 July 2014 3 June 2014 4 May 2014 3 April 2014 4 March 2014 6 February 2014 5 January 2014 6 November 2013 1 October 2013 5 September 2013 5 August 2013 5 July 2013 5 June 2013 7 May 2013 5 April

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/making-art/2390 (2016-02-12)
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  • Making Art with Children | Carle Museum
    It extends the sharing of picture books by weaving imaginative explorations inspired by elements of the picture books shared into and after the storytime READ MORE Glue Stamps Salt and Sand Exploration November 10th 2015 Share When I m designing explorations for our Materials Play for Toddlers and Preschoolers series I try to include a variety of textures across the series to help build our young guests sensory awareness and vocabulary I also try to use everyday objects or materials we already have on hand This is not only so that parents and caregivers can easily replicate the experience at home but because why not Working with what we have forces us to stretch our creative and problem solving muscles and is easier on the budget READ MORE Gross Motor Bubble Wrap Stamping August 15th 2015 Share We offered this exploration to activate our toddler and preschool guests gross motor skills Through printmaking with big homemade bubble wrap stamps and large sheets of drawing paper this exploration had kids reaching crawling and walking as well as sharing and turn taking READ MORE Painting with Droppers March 21st 2015 Share I m excited to share with you an exploration I tried with a group of toddlers It s inspired by Uri Schulevitz s Rain Rain Rivers and other pipette explorations I ve seen on Pinterest and celebrates The Carle s exhibition Tall Tales and Short Tales The Art of Uri Shulevitz open March 14 Rigid Foam Construction December 27th 2014 Share Have a lot of packing material around Give it a second life in a sculpture I love to offer this exploration with toddlers and preschoolers but anyone who likes to tinker and construct will have fun with this collection of found objects and craft materials This activity is great for developing imagination as well as the small muscles of the hands Here are some of the things I gather and put into clear containers to prepare for this construction experiment READ MORE Pages 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next last Contributors Meghan Burch Diana MacKenzie Categories About This Blog 1 Bookmaking 24 By Diana MacKenzie 76 By Meghan Burch 63 Classes 22 Collage 66 Displays Window Shades 11 Drawing 50 Elementary School 97 Every Day Art Program 63 Found Materials 48 High School 25 Homemade Materials and Tools 16 Infants and Toddlers 47 Internship Program 25 Light 12 Middle School 33 Mixed Media 66 Nature 46 Our Approach 22 Our Favorite Materials 10 Outreach 23 Painting 57 Paper 37 Preschool 81 Printmaking 39 Professional Development 29 Resources 5 Sculpture 44 Space to Create 2 Special Events 90 Special Guests and Artist Visits 34 Archive February 2016 1 January 2016 1 December 2015 4 November 2015 3 October 2015 2 September 2015 2 August 2015 4 July 2015 3 June 2015 3 May 2015 1 April 2015 2 March 2015 3 February 2015 4 January 2015 1 December 2014 2 November 2014 4 October 2014 5 September

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/making-art/1600 (2016-02-12)
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  • Making Art with Children | Carle Museum
    Alice in Wonderland through art projects special programs and a Mad Hatter tea party The Studio s Fall Intern Rochelle Malter shares her thoughts on the day below READ MORE Comic Quests November 3rd 2015 Share Recently the Art Studio s Fall Intern Rochelle Malter a sophomore at Mount Holyoke College designed a Special Sunday art activity for Museum guests Below is her report on her experience READ MORE Playful Puppetry September 27th 2015 Share Recently in The Studio for a Special Sunday activity the room was abuzz with drama and creativity as guests hammed it up with their handmade marker cap finger puppets and mini puppet theatres Studio staff made a few funny characters to get guests inspired READ MORE Tiny Homes with Natural Materials August 20th 2015 Share For a recent Special Sunday The Studio s two interns Hannah Pancione left and Emma Rodrigue right worked together to design an activity for guests and documented their process and interactions Here is their report on the day READ MORE Chalk Paint Play July 14th 2015 Share We had a lot of fun last week teaching our annual Animals Art and Imagination week long program This year s theme was insects and small critters inspired by the current exhibit of Eric Carle s work in the exhibition The Art of Eric Carle Bees Butterflies and Other Bugs The week was packed with a series of activities and projects about bugs and animals some lasting a few minutes others carrying over multiple days On the first day we made our own chalk paint and designing a playground for insects on The Art Studio s patio READ MORE Pages 1 2 3 4 5 next last Contributors Meghan Burch Diana MacKenzie Categories About This Blog 1 Bookmaking 24 By Diana MacKenzie 76 By Meghan Burch 63 Classes 22 Collage 66 Displays Window Shades 11 Drawing 50 Elementary School 97 Every Day Art Program 63 Found Materials 48 High School 25 Homemade Materials and Tools 16 Infants and Toddlers 47 Internship Program 25 Light 12 Middle School 33 Mixed Media 66 Nature 46 Our Approach 22 Our Favorite Materials 10 Outreach 23 Painting 57 Paper 37 Preschool 81 Printmaking 39 Professional Development 29 Resources 5 Sculpture 44 Space to Create 2 Special Events 90 Special Guests and Artist Visits 34 Archive February 2016 1 January 2016 1 December 2015 4 November 2015 3 October 2015 2 September 2015 2 August 2015 4 July 2015 3 June 2015 3 May 2015 1 April 2015 2 March 2015 3 February 2015 4 January 2015 1 December 2014 2 November 2014 4 October 2014 5 September 2014 10 August 2014 2 July 2014 3 June 2014 4 May 2014 3 April 2014 4 March 2014 6 February 2014 5 January 2014 6 November 2013 1 October 2013 5 September 2013 5 August 2013 5 July 2013 5 June 2013 7 May 2013 5 April 2013 7 March 2013 7 February 2013 4 January 2013 3 December

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/making-art/2765 (2016-02-12)
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  • Making Art with Children | Carle Museum
    activity from her book to co host with her in the Art Studio READ MORE Bug Shapes on the Light Table May 9th 2015 Share To connect with the exhibition The Art of Eric Carle Bees Butterflies and Other Bugs on view in our West Gallery April 7 August 30 2015 the Art Studio created an open ended exploration inviting our guests to use basic geometric shapes to design bugs on our light table READ MORE Wood and Paper Stars December 17th 2014 Share We re always trying to think of ways to shade and catch the beautiful sunshine that streams directly through the Art Studio s wall of south facing windows in the cold months Inspired by the array of twig stars I ve seen on Pinterest staff in the Art Studio helped me make these stained glass like stars and turn them into a happy window hanging READ MORE The Rainbow Wave September 29th 2014 Share If you ve visited The Carle before then you ve experienced the beautiful architecture of the building and surrounding grounds including The Museum s stunningly high ceilings and southern facing walls of glass Here in The Art Studio we are always experimenting with ways to compliment the light filled room including the open spaces high above us READ MORE Toddler Art Activity Contact Paper Sparkly Things March 24th 2014 Share Materials Play is a space and time for toddlers and their parent or caregiver to have fun in the Art Studio with materials and explorations selected especially for them Sometimes messy always open ended and experimental the 4 week series occur about once a season On one of my recent Materials Play sessions I offered pieces of contact paper and a variety of sparkly things to stick to it READ MORE Pages 1 2 3 next last Contributors Meghan Burch Diana MacKenzie Categories About This Blog 1 Bookmaking 24 By Diana MacKenzie 76 By Meghan Burch 63 Classes 22 Collage 66 Displays Window Shades 11 Drawing 50 Elementary School 97 Every Day Art Program 63 Found Materials 48 High School 25 Homemade Materials and Tools 16 Infants and Toddlers 47 Internship Program 25 Light 12 Middle School 33 Mixed Media 66 Nature 46 Our Approach 22 Our Favorite Materials 10 Outreach 23 Painting 57 Paper 37 Preschool 81 Printmaking 39 Professional Development 29 Resources 5 Sculpture 44 Space to Create 2 Special Events 90 Special Guests and Artist Visits 34 Archive February 2016 1 January 2016 1 December 2015 4 November 2015 3 October 2015 2 September 2015 2 August 2015 4 July 2015 3 June 2015 3 May 2015 1 April 2015 2 March 2015 3 February 2015 4 January 2015 1 December 2014 2 November 2014 4 October 2014 5 September 2014 10 August 2014 2 July 2014 3 June 2014 4 May 2014 3 April 2014 4 March 2014 6 February 2014 5 January 2014 6 November 2013 1 October 2013 5 September 2013 5 August 2013 5 July

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/making-art/2163 (2016-02-12)
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  • Making Art with Children | Carle Museum
    guest from the Cotsen Children s Library of Princeton University came to host a special event for our Art Studio guests Dana Sheridan the Education and Outreach Coodinator loaded her car full of supplies and tools and drove to The Carle for an exciting afternoon making Cars and Trucks and Things That Go You might also recognize that as the title one of Richard Scarry s books Golden Books 1998 READ MORE Printing with Stencils June 18th 2015 Share Monotype is a form of printmaking which results in one of a kind images In this project stencils are used to layer colors to create a monotype print This technique is a great way to experiment with optical blending which is what happens when two or more colors are layered to create the appearance of new colors READ MORE Accordion Style Story Books September 11th 2014 Share Children are naturally creative and eager to work collaboratively when given an inspiring project prompt Creative story writing is a great way to recharge students inspiration when they may otherwise feel stuck with how to begin a story Helping children structure their words and drawings first on story boards then in a final handmade book is one way to get everyone excited about reading and writing Keep reading to see how the books we made this summer turned out READ MORE Eric Carle Inspired Collages August 17th 2014 Share I wanted to share with you the collagy characters that are appearing in The Studio recently The current project is Carle Inspired Collages and we are using tissue paper and drawing tools materials inspired by Eric Carle s picture book illustration process We offer this project every year and it continues to be a favorite with guests who visit us from around the world during these warmer summer months READ MORE Pages 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 next last Contributors Meghan Burch Diana MacKenzie Categories About This Blog 1 Bookmaking 24 By Diana MacKenzie 76 By Meghan Burch 63 Classes 22 Collage 66 Displays Window Shades 11 Drawing 50 Elementary School 97 Every Day Art Program 63 Found Materials 48 High School 25 Homemade Materials and Tools 16 Infants and Toddlers 47 Internship Program 25 Light 12 Middle School 33 Mixed Media 66 Nature 46 Our Approach 22 Our Favorite Materials 10 Outreach 23 Painting 57 Paper 37 Preschool 81 Printmaking 39 Professional Development 29 Resources 5 Sculpture 44 Space to Create 2 Special Events 90 Special Guests and Artist Visits 34 Archive February 2016 1 January 2016 1 December 2015 4 November 2015 3 October 2015 2 September 2015 2 August 2015 4 July 2015 3 June 2015 3 May 2015 1 April 2015 2 March 2015 3 February 2015 4 January 2015 1 December 2014 2 November 2014 4 October 2014 5 September 2014 10 August 2014 2 July 2014 3 June 2014 4 May 2014 3 April 2014 4 March 2014 6 February 2014 5 January 2014 6 November 2013

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/making-art/1622 (2016-02-12)
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  • Making Art with Children | Carle Museum
    year s Animals Art and the Imagination summer program READ MORE Playful Puppetry September 27th 2015 Share Recently in The Studio for a Special Sunday activity the room was abuzz with drama and creativity as guests hammed it up with their handmade marker cap finger puppets and mini puppet theatres Studio staff made a few funny characters to get guests inspired READ MORE Art Studio Science Fair June 30th 2015 Share This past Sunday Beth and Camille two of The Art Studio s summer interns designed and hosted The Art Studio Science Fair as one of the Art Studio s monthly Special Sunday programs Here is their report on the day READ MORE Beautiful Bug Collages June 9th 2015 Share Did you know a butterfly can taste with its feet READ MORE Pages 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next last Contributors Meghan Burch Diana MacKenzie Categories About This Blog 1 Bookmaking 24 By Diana MacKenzie 76 By Meghan Burch 63 Classes 22 Collage 66 Displays Window Shades 11 Drawing 50 Elementary School 97 Every Day Art Program 63 Found Materials 48 High School 25 Homemade Materials and Tools 16 Infants and Toddlers 47 Internship Program 25 Light 12 Middle School 33 Mixed Media 66 Nature 46 Our Approach 22 Our Favorite Materials 10 Outreach 23 Painting 57 Paper 37 Preschool 81 Printmaking 39 Professional Development 29 Resources 5 Sculpture 44 Space to Create 2 Special Events 90 Special Guests and Artist Visits 34 Archive February 2016 1 January 2016 1 December 2015 4 November 2015 3 October 2015 2 September 2015 2 August 2015 4 July 2015 3 June 2015 3 May 2015 1 April 2015 2 March 2015 3 February 2015 4 January 2015 1 December 2014 2 November 2014 4 October 2014 5 September

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/making-art/1623 (2016-02-12)
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