The Five Senses: Taste

The Five Senses: Taste

The second week of our Five Senses session focused on taste. I intentionally avoid edible projects in the studio because I don’t want to give a mixed message to students that it’s okay to put materials in their mouth one day and not the next. For one day...
The Five Senses: Touch

The Five Senses: Touch

Developing Studio Sprout curriculum feeds my creative bug and truly satisfies my soul. Sometimes I’ll get on a kick and jam out several months of fun themes and inspiring projects. The Five Senses has been simmering in the background for quite a while and...
Wind Chimes and Shaving Cream Play

Wind Chimes and Shaving Cream Play

To wrap up our six-week session which focused on taking art outdoors and incorporating the outdoors into our art we made wind chimes. I love the element of wind and thought it was a great challenge to work this into our art. I usually don’t create age specific...
Nature Collage and Water Beads

Nature Collage and Water Beads

Inspired by collage and drawn to use natural and recycled materials I decided to combine them all together for a very successful Nature Collage project. Kids love glue and this project requires liberal amounts so it’s a perfect match! My curriculum consists...
Ice and Watercolor

Ice and Watercolor

When I think of summertime art projects I think of water, and on really hot days, ice. This week mother nature blessed us with sunny mornings and sunny afternoons. We took advantage of this glorious weather by doing art outside and experimenting with ice and...