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Butterflies everywhere! June 11, 2010

Filed under: projects — alaplante @ 2:39 pm
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This is a couple weeks late, but the Morse School has a wonderful new work of art for permanent display!  Annie, the owner of Gallery 263, painted a huge butterfly painting as a thank you for our thank you!  For now, the painting is in the main lobby, but it will have a new home in September.

Also, the 2nd graders have been making their own butterflies.  While learning about bilateral symmetry, they drew symmetrical butterflies.  They turned their drawings into printing plates, using yarn and glue.  The students printed with a variety of colors of inks and papers.  They are now taking their prints and drawing the life cycles of a butterfly, and coloring some of the prints.  Final results to come soon, but here are a couple of the prints:

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