Collaborative Art ProjectsRight shape ice, wrong dimensilnsThe ice for our lake had to melt and refreeze before anyone was going to do any skating. Hopefully it's liquid long enough for that monster to take a dip!IMG_0643Tessera in SpringStringing and beading bow with spring colors and flowersMusic ChairPaint and chimes on antique chairSheep!Ceramic sculptureYear of the DragonCeramic dragon composed of dozens of hand made lettersGalloping TogetherCeramic sections held together with ribbon.Word BirdPaper mache word collageLove MonkiesCeramic sculptureSpooky BatPaper mache over a composite armature.Tessera in FallStringing and beading bow with fall colorsPenguin PlayMasked by teachers and then painted by dancing kid's feet then coated with glitter.Wishing WhalesMasked by teachers and then painted by dancing kid's feet then coated with glitter.Lemonade StandEvery summer we build a new one. This year was hand painted cardboard and ties.Snake BowlCeramic using multiple techniquesAbiyoyo ukulele collageWord cloud collage over instrumentPrimary DotsMixed mediaRainbow Bike CrashAbandoned bicycle repurposed with mixed media
Monthly Archives: October 2013
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
We started our group paper mache project, a huge halloween bat!
Today in Clay Date we used a variety of creepy creatures to create impressions and shapes in clay, both manually and on the wheel.
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
Music City goes to Dinosaur Drive as Brain Waite leads us in dance and movement games to original dinosaur themed songs. … Continue reading
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
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
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.