Sunday, October 7, 2012

Scarecrow Art

I love fall, and today was a fabulous fall day!  We were blessed with a wonderful service at church this morning, and this afternoon we enjoyed time with my family.  Such a blessing!  I hope your Sunday was full of blessings too!

I wanted to share some fall art that I did with my students last Friday.  They had earned enough letters to spell Fun Friday, so their special treat included some fall art. 

To make these scarecrows, we used white paper towels to make the heads.  We simply took a paper towel and loosely crumpled it into a ball.  Then we took a second paper towel and wrapped around the ball, taping it in the back.  This makes the head.  Students drew and colored faces.  Then, they made hats out of yellow construction paper.  The students drew bodies and fall scenery on a piece of art paper.  Finally, they glued the hats on their heads and the finished heads onto the scarecrow bodies.  I think they turned out worthy to "crow about!"

My classes have been making these for years, and I always love how they turn out!  They are cute and simple to do!

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Have a blessed day!


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    Granny Goes to School

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