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Re: Easy one day project needed.


Date: Tue May 14 2002 - 17:18:01 PDT

Could you elaborate? What do you do exactly with the string?


On Tuesday, May 14, 2002, at 06:17 PM, Ann Heineman wrote:

> Hi Irene,
>    String  art, using whatever threads or floss are available, can be a
> fun and easy project.  I do it with fifth graders and they are always
> amazed at the  geometric patterns they can create. The designs can be
> simple or complex. If  you don't have poster board available, the
> heavyweight shirt box/cereal box cardboard would work, too.  Try to
> have a good supply of embroidery needles on hand. They are easier for
> the kids to thread.  By the way, I have found that sticking  the
> needles in an inverted styrofoam tray is a great  way to keep them
> organized.
>            Ann-on-y-mouse  in Columbus
>                Ann Irene Heineman
> I have been asked by my co-workers to come up with a one day art
> project that would be "fun" for these students and keep them busy for
> approximately the first four periods of one day.  The activity would
> have to be one that the teachers would understand how to do and would
> require a minimum of mess and supplies.  The students will be working
> in a regular classroom.
> Any suggestions?  
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