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  • Making Art with Children | Carle Museum
    own letters to display on the back wall made of twigs Follow the directions below to make your own alphabet at home or for your classroom 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 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 Butterfly Gardens April 28th 2015 Share Last weekend several families joined us in The Studio for the family workshop Butterflies and Caterpillars where we made a series of fun spring themed projects One activity that was a big hit with kids and parents was working together to make a paper butterfly garden We provided an array of colorful paste papers stamped construction papers and other fun accessories like pom poms and sequins to turn into beautiful flowers leaves and butterflies 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

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/making-art/1676 (2016-02-12)
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  • Making Art with Children | Carle Museum
    3rd 2013 Share On Wednesday I had the pleasure of presenting my professional development workshop In Our Resource Center The Artful Parent July 8th 2013 Share Have you found your way to The Artful Parent Yet Only a few months ago I found it via Tinkerlab Displaying Art Materials For All Ages March 14th 2013 Share As The Carle s Every Day Art Program Educator I have the unique challenge designing the drop in art activities for The Studio s ongoing Every Day Art Program that change every 4 6 weeks Slowing Down January 5th 2013 Share This one year old and her mother from New York spent a while in a sun bathed corner of the Studio yesterday afternoon In no hurry they permitted me to enter their moment with my camera Today as I reviewed the images these words from Loris Malaguzzi came to mind 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

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/making-art/1602 (2016-02-12)
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  • Making Art with Children | Carle Museum
    Massachusetts I taught our I Am an Artist outreach program Wild for Paper Making Paper Jungles March 6th 2014 Share The Education Team at The Carle is always brainstorming new ways to connect art activities to picture books for programs The Museum or for our Art Centered Community Outreach Programs for Youth Families Hawken School Early Childhood Training Institute August 3rd 2013 Share On Wednesday I had the pleasure of presenting my professional development workshop Special Guest Illustrator RAUL COLÓN May 30th 2013 Share Last Sunday Raul Colon illustrator of many celebrated picture books visited The Carle to present Art is a Mind Game a talk on the creative process A few of Raul s books include As Good as Anybody Martin Luther King and Abraham Joshua Heschel s Amazing March Toward Freedom Tomas and the Library Lady and Don t Forget God Bless Our Troops 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

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/making-art/1624 (2016-02-12)
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  • Making Art with Children | Carle Museum
    in place of our regular Friday morning storytime program a few times a year 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 Manchester High School Visit November 23rd 2015 Share Most of the schools I visit for The Carle s art centered off site programming are at the elementary level but occasionally we receive requests to visit middle schools and high schools too Earlier this month I taught an Eric Carle inspired workshop with art educator Andrea Ruzzo s illustration class at Manchester High School in Manchester Connecticut 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 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 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

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/making-art/1616 (2016-02-12)
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  • Making Art with Children | Carle Museum
    visit Susan invited me to choose an activity from her book to co host with her in the Art Studio READ MORE Origami Magic Rings December 15th 2015 Share We often work with paper in the Art Studio so it s not surprising that one of our new wall displays is crafted with dozens of colorful origami folded papers Origami is the art of folding paper most origami designs start with a simple square piece of thin paper This special design actually uses 8 sheets of paper and they are overlapped to create this beautiful ring READ MORE Paper Rollercoaster Sculptures December 3rd 2015 Share Ask a child if they would like to take a ride on a carousel Ferris wheel or rollercoaster and their answer will probably be a resounding YES They may be too shy to actually climb aboard but kids are certainly not bashful creating miniature amusement park worthy rides with dizzying loops and death defying heights The current activity in the Art Studio It s a Mary Blair World invites guests to construct their own unique theme park ride with paper and 3D materials READ MORE Children Can Make Their Own Costumes October 25th 2015 Share With Halloween is right around the corner we want to share a costume making workshop we did in this year s Animals Art and the Imagination summer program READ MORE Tissue Paper Scribbles August 27th 2015 Share When we were unpacking the supplies to make collages recently I noticed the sad stack of white tissue paper sitting on the shelf that we always 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 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 1 October 2013 5 September 2013 5 August 2013 5 July 2013 5 June 2013 7 May

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/making-art/2391 (2016-02-12)
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  • Making Art with Children | Carle Museum
    year 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 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 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 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 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

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/making-art/1617 (2016-02-12)
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  • Making Art with Children | Carle Museum
    elementary level but occasionally we receive requests to visit middle schools and high schools too Earlier this month I taught an Eric Carle inspired workshop with art educator Andrea Ruzzo s illustration class at Manchester High School in Manchester Connecticut READ MORE Animal Doodle Prints September 8th 2015 Share Transforming doodles of animals or little creatures into beautiful colorful prints what s not to love about this inky activity The finished prints make great gifts for friends and family or a colorful addition to your classroom or home gallery Here are the materials you will need 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 Making a Stamp July 7th 2015 Share Making stamps for decorating stationary or gifts is fun and easy The current project Prints Patterns and Papers is keeping guests busy cranking out unique designs now until July 21st Materials A block for your stamp We cut down sheets of insulation foam from the hardware store but you could also use sanded scrap wood corrugated plastic sheets styrafoam laundry detergent cap etc sticky back foam pieces 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 Pages 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 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

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/making-art/1690 (2016-02-12)
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    Summer Internship The application deadline has been extended to Monday April 7 2014 A description of the internship and details about the application process can be found on The Carle s Internship Program page READ MORE Painting with Clay October 8th 2013 Share Painting with clay is a surprisingly fun and easy way to explore mark making in a new way Hawken School Early Childhood Training Institute August 3rd 2013 Share On Wednesday I had the pleasure of presenting my professional development workshop Week of the Young Child Part 3 April 20th 2013 Share Rounding out my series of posts celebrating The Week of the Young Child and Brain Building in Progress Week The BBIP campaign wants everyone to know that A knowledgeable community and well qualified education workforce give children the support they need to succeed in school and life READ MORE Pages 1 2 3 4 5 6 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

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/making-art/1603 (2016-02-12)
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