How to Save Space with a One Shelf Atelier

Do you feel you do not have the space in your classroom for an atelier?   All it takes is one shelf.  You could call it a mini-atelier. The word “Atelier” comes from the French word meaning the studio or workshop. It is a place for children to create,...
Creative Monoprinting with Loose Parts

Creative Monoprinting with Loose Parts

Art making is an ever-evolving process that involves research, invention, and risk-taking.  At the heart of process art is experimentation.  It is important to offer art experiences that children can bring their own ideas to test and explore. I love introducing...
3 Must Read Books When Preparing for Self-Portraits

3 Must Read Books When Preparing for Self-Portraits

I wanted to share with you three books to inspire children during the creation of self-portraits. TIPS for using these books: Read a couple pages per day and focus on a unique trait or aspect of self Explore a medium – using our creativity to find objects to...