Faux Stained Glass

We’ve been moving right along in my Maker’s Mondays after school class with our crafting skills. Last week we made tiny worlds. The kids made terrariums and then made polymer clay miniatures to add to them. One of our previous projects was to make faux stained glass. This took a lot of planning and a […]

Bird Collage

Sharing another after school art project. Project name: Birds of a FeatherProject approximate time: 2hrsSupplies: pencil, bowls/trays to keep torn paper colors organized, glue sticks, old mail/junk mail/magazines, board canvas or thick card stock. We created a bird collage using magazines. It’s a great way to recycle old mail, junk mail, and magazines.The students thought […]

Radial Symmetry- Name Mandala

In my Maker’s Monday after school class we explored making Mandalas. The word Mandala comes from Sanskrit that loosely translates to mean “circle” or “center.” It is most widely seen in the form of a circle but can take on many different shapes. Mandalas are so satisfying to create and are solid example of Radial […]