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Monday, December 17, 2012

Well it's the week before the holiday break and we've been busy finishing up our projects and wrapping them for the journey home.  I'm going to enjoy the break and will be working on plans for the New Year.So stay tuned!

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Holiday Houses.  I love to do this lesson because it ties in a few of my favorite things: geometry, geometric shapes, architecture, texture,clay, paint, and of course glitter paint. The geometric terminology has stuck with me, as I passed out "lemon squares" at a recent party and found myself refering to them as "lemon rectangular prisms".   Enjoy!!!
Elizabeth and David

My kind of house!

Friday, December 7, 2012

Holiday Workshop

Hey there!!  It's been a very busy last month!!  Right before Thanksgiving I went to San Antonio for the Texas Art Education Association Convention.  I had a great time and learned lots of new things to start teaching in January, so stay tuned!
 We finished up class projects to make way for holiday decorations....third grade is finishing up on some Picasso/Cubism-inspired artworks that they started back before the Holiday Play rehearsals began. Here are some of them from today's class.  Above are some first grade students painting on their ceramic ornaments!  So lovely and so much fun!

Monday, November 5, 2012

Here are a few of the plaster masks made by 5th grade--the subject could be anything. The lesson usually involves us sharing ideas, as well as looking at some actual Day of the Dead Masks from Mexico.  Enjoy!

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Here are some photos of some of Mr. Caro's students creating their pinchpot pumpkins from clay.  They just took them home yesterday!!

Here are some of the completed pumpkins with paint and orange glitter glue.
Finally, here's a picture of the completed space capsule/time capsule that we used for our dedication of the new Ridgecrest.  Finally got that ribbon with its fancy sealing wax on tosafekeep all the mementos inside!  Now it's back on display in the glass case to the right of the 5th grade stair case.

Thursday, October 4, 2012


It's my favorite time of year!  Fifth Grade is finishing up their fantasy masks. Here is a photo of the finished space capsule.