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Autumn is Here!

The equinox arrived and a new season is born.  We’re welcome fall with autumn collages and walks through the nearby community garden to see all the plants ready for harvest.

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Tessera’s New Home

Our community’s new home in North Seattle at the United Methodist Church near Haller Lake, is just wonderful. We have plenty of space for indoor and outdoor play, with access to a huge hall and an adjoining fenced playground! The … Continue reading

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Paper Making Camp

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🌈Rainbow Volcanoes🌋

Our final collaboration of the year! It would almost be sad if it weren’t so awesome. The multi caldera landscape of glorious technicolor vulcanism is a fantastic finale to a great year of collaborations. We started with a layer of … Continue reading

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Wetlands Wilderness Lore with Hawkeye

Our our most recent wilderness lore adventure with Hawkeye focused on wetlands. He told us a thrilling tale of creeping through the mud, camouflaged with duckweed to the edge of a small pond in the wetlands.  Hawkeye nearly touched the … Continue reading

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Welcome to Tessera!

Tessera Arts LLC Tessera is a Greek word describing a small tile used to create mosaics. We work to provide children with opportunity for individual exploration, but also emphasize collaborative projects with peers. Every child is both a unique individual, … Continue reading

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Clay Date: Tide Pool collaboration and Rooster feathers!

 

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Winter Wonderland

Our winter landscape collaboration came together over several classes and our huge winter break workshop.  

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Year of the Rooster

With the Chinese calendar turning over, we welcomed the Year of the Rooster the Tessera way: with stories and art   From design to sculpting we’ve been working for a long while now, but the final touches will take place … Continue reading

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Treats for kids and birds

This week at Tessera we’ve been making bird feeders out of oranges.  The best part is that we get to juice the oranges first.  With a few holes in the rind, they are easy to hang with yarn.  Make sure … Continue reading

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