I rarely reblog, but these paintings,(the children and teacher too) are inspirational, moving and beautiful
The children started by looking at Pablo Picasso’s “Hands of Peace”. We talked about the bouquet and how the hands were holding the bunch at the bottom. Using a pencil they drew three circles with petals around two. They then painted in the flowers and stamped petals on one of them. Using the tray in the watercolor set, they mixed several different greens and painted the stems, leaves, and other greens in the bouquet.
On another day they were read “The Colors of Us” by Karen Katz. We compared all the beautiful shades of our skin, and then chose a piece of construction paper that came close to matching. They traced their hand two times, carefully cut them out, and glued them to their paper to show they are holding the…
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