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Popsicle Stick House | Step-by-Step | DIY Craft How To’s and Instructions| Martha Stewart

Popsicle Stick House

Made by gluing together Popsicle sticks, this post-ice-pop house is the perfect craft for kids to make.

Neighborhood collage. Love the sculptural element in this art project. Good way to use fore, middle, and background, too!

ARTY SMARTY

From the Art Class of Mangapapa School

Lots of great ideas here for my little engineer!

{Play Idea} 17 Unique Materials for Building & Creating - Modern Parents Messy Kids

Summer has hit full stride and all the free time off school has lost its allure. We’ve been swimming, hiking, adventuring and more! So, now it’s time to explore new activities that will satisfy the kids’ natural curiosity and endless amounts of energy. We’ve picked our top 17 building activities, using everything from newspaper …

10 Easy Character Building Activities for Toddlers - Moments A Day

10 Easy Character Building Activities for Toddlers - Moments A Day

Get your child having fun with learning values with these 10 easy character building activities for toddlers.

RECYCLING: We could use recycled cardboard from other classrooms or work place (new world) to make the city for the play

By constructing cardboard structures, kids can examine 3D shapes in mathematics including cubes, prisms, and pyramids.

Fourth Grade House Sculptures

Fourth Grade artists are continuing their architecture unit of study, but this time we are working on form. Form is the element of design that describes three-dimensional objects, or things that have height, width and depth. Students are building two-story houses out of cardboard, and trying to give their houses a sense of character. Students LOVE working in three-dimensions! Check out their finished sculptures soon in the Zilker hallway!

Ton Schulten is one of my all time favorite artists! I discovered him years ago when I found a calendar full of his paintings when visit...

3rd Grade - Ton Schulten Cityscapes

Ton Schulten is one of my all time favorite artists! I discovered him years ago when I found a calendar full of his paintings when visit...

Discover wonderful Children's Books for Little Architects in this post!

The BEST Books about Buildings for Little Architects

Discover wonderful The BEST Books about Buildings for Little Architects! Your kids will fall in love with the artwork, the history, and the legends!

Colourful Cityscape- maybe paint with watercolors, added details with ink, cut out and collage.

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Colourful Cityscape- maybe paint with watercolors, added details with ink, cut out and collage.

15 Adorable Children's Books For Your Little Architect

15 Adorable Children's Books For Your Little Architect

Some kids wonder how babies are made and some kids wonder how you get a bridge to stay up in the wind. These are for the latter.

Some adult supervision is required to help your smaller child build this supercool wax paper lantern, but the end result is awesome and (with a battery-powered tea light) would make a great little night-light. Source: Artsy Fartsy Mama

Popsicle Stick Puzzle

Some adult supervision is required to help your smaller child build this supercool wax paper lantern, but the end result is awesome and (with a battery-powered tea light) would make a great little night-light. Source: Artsy Fartsy Mama

Cooperative town mural project

Студия изобразительного искусства "МАТИСС"

Cooperative town mural project

Creating Art: Cityscape Collages

Cityscape Collages

5th grade students made these striking neutral collages of cityscapes as their first art project of the year. I found it was a great way to begin the year in art, because it wasn't as intimidating as drawing is to some students, and each student could be successful with this project. We first looked at a PPT presentation I created on "The City in Art". We discussed paintings of the city by various artists, what a skyline is, what makes a skyline interesting to look at besides the sheer size…

Creating Art: Cityscape Collages

Cityscape Collages

5th grade students made these striking neutral collages of cityscapes as their first art project of the year. I found it was a great way to begin the year in art, because it wasn't as intimidating as drawing is to some students, and each student could be successful with this project. We first looked at a PPT presentation I created on "The City in Art". We discussed paintings of the city by various artists, what a skyline is, what makes a skyline interesting to look at besides the sheer size…