Thursday, October 25, 2012

Owl Buddies

Our big buddies created some beautiful art work about owls.

Here are a few pieces.
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That inspired a joint project with us, their little buddies.
Ms. Smith their teacher found a handprint owl idea on Pinterest and
we planned our time together around it.

We started with watching a few of our big buddies act out the story Owl Babies by Martin Waddell.

Then we painted each others hand to create our art.
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The children, both young and old, practiced taking turns,
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leading and following each other,
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Even though we have a brief 20 – 25 minutes together, it is full of conversation,
laughter and getting to know each other better.

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Now we have a beautiful owl art gallery in the school hallway.

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