Claire Jones
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Leaf rubbings are both fun to make and beautiful to look at. This website indicates parts of the leaf to teach to children.

First go on a hunt for pretty leaves. Leaf rubbings are both fun to make and beautiful to look at. This website indicates parts of the leaf to teach to children.

Nature Bracelet with Masking Tape - just <3 this simple outdoor activity for children. Turn a strip of masking tape inside out and adhere to wrist. Double over for extra width. Encourage kids to go out + explore the garden, adding their treasure hunt discoveries onto their sticky bracelet. A great way to connect with nature & start conversations about their finds.

Nature Bracelet with Masking Tape - just this simple outdoor activity for children. Turn a strip of masking tape inside out and adhere to wrist. Double over for extra width. Encourage kids to go out + explore the garden, adding their treasure hunt disc

sumi-e ink tree and bamboo over wet on wet watercolor painting. tissue paper blossoms added for dimension

Colorful tree paintings, gorgeous sumi-e ink tree and bamboo over wet on wet watercolor painting. tissue paper blossoms added for dimension

koi fish art lesson for when i do my monet water lily lesson, so we can also add fish to our pond themed bulletin board!

The grade are starting out the year learning how to draw and paint Japanese Koi Fish. To the left are the steps that I give to my students to make drawing the koi fish easier.

Cherry Blossoms 5th Grade. Love this for Sumi-e painting.

trace a circle at the top, center of paper. Water color wash any type of sky, leaving the moon white. Then black india ink with a wide flat brush. Then magenta, white and purple for the blossoms with a round

WHAT'S HAPPENING IN THE ART ROOM??: gorgeous 5th Grade Asian Lanterns with template. See post comments for detailed instructions.

WHAT'S HAPPENING IN THE ART ROOM?: gorgeous Grade Asian Lanterns with template. See post comments for detailed instructions. This would be great to do with all those coloring pages the kids are doing.