Archive for January, 2017

Art of the Week – the Year of the Rooster

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

This art lesson focused on collages and repurposing pieces in order to create different art.  The inspiration for this was the art of Eric Carle (of The Very Hungry Caterpillar fame).  And because it is now the Year of the Rooster, they made roosters! They also painted a watercolor background and did a “flicking” technique […]

FanFest 2017!!!

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Football is SO over.  Time to think about spring…. and BASEBALL!!! The Mariners had their annual FanFest this last weekend, and we were ready! The older three kids and the Webmaster got to go toss the ball on the field again… … while Thumper and I watched interviews on the big screen. The day was […]

Flashback Friday

Friday, January 27th, 2017

I was looking back on some of Tad’s old drawings.  This one was from February 2011. This was from October 2013. And this Star Wars montage was from almost a year ago. Considering the kind of art he now produces in class, he’s come a very long way!

Cute Smiles

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Even recovering from the crud, he still manages to be cute. He has the best smiles.