Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Tuesday Clay Day

The kids love working with clay! They request it every session. We use a red clay that air dries. I showed the 7 kids how to consturct a box shape using the slab technique. Last week, San Diego experienced county wide wild fires, and all the schools (and Mundo Lindo) were closed. As a group, we discussed the ramifications of the fire, overall, all were well and glad to be back to Mundo Lindo.
A special hello to Madison! We miss you too! Feel free to come by anytime!

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Thursday Class

Sixteen kids in class today. They did a great job on the soft pastel pumpkins.
Both the Tuesday and Thursday classes are going to be painting a mural at Escondido Children's Museum on Oct 30 and Nov 1.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Tuesday Class Pumpkins in soft pastel

Just 6 kids in class today (the others were on a school field trip). I brought in an assortment of wonderful pumpkins, and we drew from those using soft pastels using Georgia O'Keeffee as our influence. The kids did a great job! These 6 will be on display at the Escondido Childrens Museum!

Friday, October 12, 2007

painting and stories...Thursday class

Big class today, 15 kids. We finished painting our papier mache, then drew pics of it, and wrote a story about it. We had time to have the kids who wanted to, read aloud their stories. We even had time for a dance performance by D and E!

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Painting papier mache

Eight kids in Tuesday's class. Last week they made papier mache animals and this week, they painted them using acyrlic paint. I told them they could paint the animal either realistically or from their imaginations. I'm pretty sure she's painting a bee, though it could be a butterfly.

Painting papier mache

He's painting the black widow spider he made from papier mache.

Painting papier mache

Painting papier mache

Papier Mache Tuesday

After they created their papier mache animals, and painted them with acrylics, then they did a painting of their animal, and wrote a story about it around the painting.

Monday, October 1, 2007

Front Page News!!

Today's Local News, a newspaper serving Carlsbad, Escondido, Oceanside, San Marcos & Vista, published an article about Mundo Lindo on the FRONT page of their Sunday, 9/30/07 newspaper! Check it out! (click on the images to enlarge and read.)