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Fw: Re: Is Christmas Out ? Bah Humbug!


From: The Austin's (whest177_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Nov 12 2001 - 20:12:05 PST

In the past I have done carolers (great for facial expressions), sponge
painted snowflakes (cut out using the technique from this list last year and
used as a stencil), and sponge painted snowmen with collaged outfits. I
don't teach Christmas per se at the elementary, but I do do seasonal stuff -
especially that last week before the holiday break when the kiddos are abit
bouncy! :-) It is my belief that the subject matter for the most part is
unimportant - the important thing is incorporating my outcomes and

> > I still think Christmas is a theme that can be worked
> > with. I am looking for some creative ways to
> > incorporate this theme without falling into the trap
> > of snowmen and candycane art. There have to be a few
> > people that still do things at this time of year that
> > are not just decorations but CREATIVE CHRISTMAS ART.
> > THATS MY CHALLENGE. Who can help.

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