CartaBella

l'Artista Blog

May 14, 2011
by Bonnie Porter
Comments Off on

STRIPS OF PAPERPIPE CLEANERSTAPEGLUE + A DASH OF INSPIRATION AND CREATIVITY! PLAYMOBILE MEN CAN SCALE A ROCK WALL! JUST KEEP CUTTING AND EXPERIMENTING UNTIL YOU FINALLY FINISH YOUR PAPER PLAYGROUND PROJECT! WANT TO MAKE ANOTHER ONE? GOT A BETTER IDEA? DID YOU REMEMBER TO EXPLAIN HOW THEY WORK? MAYBE YOU’LL WANT TO TRY A MORE […]

April 1, 2011
by Bonnie Porter
Comments Off on

KinderArt Paper Sculpture Project a playground? a castle? a waterpark? construction stage finished project—rock climbing wall, monkey bars, etc. Each child started with a sheet of 140# watercolor paper as a support base. After mapping out a plan, crayon rubbings gave their foundation some texture. ┬áNext, strips of colored paper and other scrap papers, chenille […]

March 1, 2010
by Bonnie Porter
Comments Off on

ALTERED ART FOR KIDS. Bookmarks, Tags, and Artists Trading Cards are good first-time-projects. Cupcake tins can be used for sorting objects and styrofoam food trays are perfect containers for gathering supplies for one project at a time. A cardboard or plastic mat will make clean-up easier, too. For girls, have lots of ribbons and pretty […]

October 3, 2009
by Bonnie Porter
Comments Off on

KINDERART. Alphabet Sampler Project. Even though needlework samplers are the most common “samplers”, we created a papercraft Alphabet Sampler. How many different kinds of paper and styles of lettering? Each student had to create 26 “different” letters for their own Sampler and glue them onto posterboard.It turned out to be so labor intensive, AND so […]