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Hello felow caterpillar fans!
Very nice approach sb...I just signed on to the list afew weeks ago and was
only lurking when the caterpillar exchange was at its hieght...perhaps what
I have to add is old hat....
My kindergarteners and first graders are wrapping up a semester of Eric
Carle...most of the lessons follow a simple format ie: we read the book for
motivation, I tie in an artist for the DBAE aspect when available, and then
create our weekly artmaking...fairly exploritory...lots of mixed media. For
example: Papa Please Get The Moon For Me--Starry Night--yellow,gold and
white painting with q-tips...anyway, in my quest for fresh ideas, I came
across a web site that could help and/or could use our help depending on
where your at:
btw...my freshest idea is slated for May, ceramic foods that we are going
to poke a large hole through....fire, watercolor, and then create very
hungry caterpillars nibbling out of the holes...I haven't quite figured out
the caterpillar part yet...someone suggested pom-pomms but they leave an
aesthetically bad aftertaste in my probably too purest mind...any ideas??