Monthly Archives: October 2013

Happy Halloween!

We celebrated and got ready this year with a variety of ghoulish crafts and dark arts to engage the children’s minds and hands. First we made super goop, a slimey substance that bounces and stretches, great making eyeballs, ectoplasmic films … Continue reading

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It’s Alive!

We started our group paper mache project, a huge halloween bat!

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Spooky creatures Clay Date

Today in Clay Date we used a variety of creepy creatures to create impressions and shapes in clay, both manually and on the wheel.  

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Afternoon specialty classes for half day kindergarteners!

Art, Ceramics, Sign Language, and Music! Perfect for half day Kindergarteners.   Monday     12-1:30  Ceramics* Thursdays 12-1:30  Sign Language with Nicki Mason Fridays       12-1:30  Music City with Brian Waite Children will enjoy an Art exploration activity and simple lunch as … Continue reading

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Music City takes a ride down to Dinosaur Drive

Music City goes to Dinosaur Drive as Brain Waite leads us in dance and movement games to original dinosaur themed songs.                                       … Continue reading

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Arts & Fun during Shoreline early release days in October

Looking for something to keep little hands busy during the early release days or days off this month?  Tessera has a variety of opportunities to keep your children active, engaged and learning: *Refer a new-to-Tessera family and receive a $30 … Continue reading

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Bringing books to life: Leaf person sculptures

Today we read the story Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert and create our own leaf people using leaves, googly eyes and a variety of other materials.  We used the opportunity to talk about the changes that come with the glorious … Continue reading

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Creating Mirror images with string art

Today we used string to create shapes and then folded the paper across itself to create mirror images.  We discussed patterns and shapes and how things look different when viewed from different sides and angles.          

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