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Evergreen Trees continued February 9, 2010

Filed under: projects — alaplante @ 5:12 am
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The kindergarteners keep exploring evergreen trees.  Looking at several different varieties of evergreen trees, the students realized the needles on trees can come in many different sizes, shapes, and colors.  Using this knowledge, the students drew evergreen needles and branches into foam plates.  First, they printed the plates using ink and brayers.  Second, they pressed clay into the foam relief drawing to capture the branch in a clay disk.

Some examples of the prints:
(the clay disks still have to be fired and glazed, coming soon!)

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