Watercolor Woodblock Sculpture

Watercolor Woodblock Sculpture

This project is never dull, and that’s not just because we use glitter watercolor paint! Woodblock sculpture is truly an adventure and investigation of color, shape, and what you can do with glue! (At the studio, we rescinded our dot-dot-not a lot glue policy...
Crafty Cards

Crafty Cards

This week we are “stuck” on these washi tape cards! They are fun, colorful, and unique, but minimally messy. Essentially, they’re a dream come true in a pinch! Materials: Card Stock (we cut down manila folders) Washi Tape (variety is the spice of...
Sensory Boxes

Sensory Boxes

In the studio, we can warm-up before a big project in a variety of ways; this can be open-ended drawing or painting, play-doh, or even sensory boxes! For this project we made a sensory box for each student so sharing space or materials wasn’t an issue. Sensory...
Autumn Leaf Rubbings

Autumn Leaf Rubbings

Kids love leaf rubbings with oil pastels. Materials: White Paper Colored Paper Leaves (green and flexible work best) Oil Pastels or crayons Scissors Glue Sticks Real leaves or Fabric Leaves (optional) Begin with white paper, leaves, and oil pastels or crayons. Place...
A Day with Clay

A Day with Clay

This week over at Studio Sprout we explored… CLAY! Our younger students created some really inventive and unique pieces! Materials Needed: air-dry clay (we use 25lb blocks of Laguna) tempera, activity or acrylic paint paint brushes cotton cloth or wood board to...