Art Tuesday – Ocean Life

Ocean Life

Welcome to Art Tuesday!

I’m so sorry for not posting a project the last couple of weeks. We’ve had an unusual schedule for few weeks and Tuesdays just slipped by before I realized I was supposed to post a project. Thankfully, things have settled down a bit and we’re back on track.

Today, we’ll study the painting on page 19 of the book Can You Hear It? by William Lach. Here are links to the […]

Art Tuesday – Winter

Winter Landscape

Welcome to Art Tuesday!

Even though we’ve been enjoying very mild temperatures here in Ohio, it is still winter. Therefore, we will study the painting on page 12 of the book Can You Hear It? by William Lach today. Here are links to the pieces of art and music in case you weren’t able to purchase your book, yet.

Art

A Winter Landscape with Skaters and a Bird Trap

Music

The Four Seasons : […]

Art Tuesday – Bee & Chrysanthemums

Chrysanthemums and Bee

Welcome to Art Tuesday!

We’ve been enjoying beautiful weather over the past several days. Today, in anticipation of spring, we will study the painting on page 12 of the book Can You Hear It? by William Lach. Here are links to the pieces of art and music in case you weren’t able to purchase your book, yet.

Art

Chrysanthemums

Music

The Flight of the Bumblebee by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov

 

Discussion

Our piece of art […]

Art Tuesday – Kitties into Mischief

Clara with Cat

Welcome to Art Tuesday!

Today, we will study the painting on page 27 of the book Can You Hear It? by William Lach. Here are links to the piece of art and music in case you weren’t able to get ahold of a book, yet.

Art

My Little White Kitties into Mischief

Music

Comic Duet for Two Cats, attributed to Rossini

 

Discussion

Aren’t the kittens adorable? Here are some questions you might want […]

Art Tuesday – The Elephant

Elephant Art

 

Welcome to Art Tuesday!

Today, we will study the painting on page 28 of the book Can You Hear It? by William Lach. Here are links to the piece of art and music in case you weren’t able to get ahold of a book, yet.

Art

Prince Riding on an Elephant

Music

The Carnival of the Animals: The Elephant, by Camille Saint-Saens

Discussion

There are so many interesting details in this picture. Have […]

How to Make Paper Snowflakes and some Snow Facts

snowflake 10

We had our first snowfall of the year today. It’s not much, but I think a science lesson on snow is in order today.

I have put together a step by step tutorial on how to make paper snowflakes. You will also, find a list of links to all kinds of fun snow facts.

Paper Snowflakes

 

1. Start out with a perfectly square piece of white paper. I am using an 8½” x […]

Art Tuesday – Introduction

Get ready for Art Tuesday!

Several years ago I was introduced to the book Can You Hear It? by William Lach.

This book matches masterpieces of art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art with excerpts of pictoral classical music (CD is included). Questions guide the listerner to look and listen as never before. I can’t tell you how much my kids and the children I work with enjoy it.

In addition to listening to […]

Magic Art for Kids

Here’s a fun art project for preschoolers. We did this for children’s church and the kids loved watching the colors swirl around. Today, Clara and Nicholas had fun creating unique art using this technique. For more art project ideas check out the Art Tuesday series!

Here’s what you’ll need: paper room temperature milk food coloring (two colors) watercolors dish detergent paintbrush cup of water paper towels spoon

1. Place a piece of paper on top […]