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Re: Elem. art clubs

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Larry Cox (L_J_Cox)
Sat, 9 Jan 1999 14:20:10 -0700


As a long-term science sub, I was given the science club, also. It was
composed of two kids from each class (3-5th), that their teachers chose,
and met during lunch twice a week. We made a rain forest in the huge
science lab. First I had kids twist brown butcher paper into tree trunks
and branches from one corner of the room. They were suspended from the the
lights by string. Then I had them make leaves in several varieties and
attach them. Then we traced animals, birds, amphibians, and insects of the
rain forest and they had to cut them out and color them in. It looked
Great. I have also seen teachers make undersea themes. I once walked into
the science lab at another school and there was kelp hanging all over the
room. It was fabulous. So, something like that might work. Linda in NM.
-----Original Message-----
From: Mkcarter35 <Mkcarter35>
To: artsednet.edu <artsednet.edu>
Date: Saturday, January 09, 1999 1:13 PM
Subject: Elem. art clubs

>My principal wants me to start an art club in our upper elem. school
>(3rd-5th). This is my first year--I am swamped with grading. Could anyone
>suggest/describe a realistic and reasonable way of setting-up something
like
>this? Someone has already suggested opening it up to only the 3rd and 4th
>graders, and limiting it to 25 students.
>
>I have also considered a workshop-like format that changes medium and/or
theme
>every 6 wks. and the students could come if it was something that
interested
>them.
>
>Suggestions? --Monica