Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Beach Art

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Sometimes there are issues that mean it’s best not to be at school. 
This morning there was a big event using our parking lot which meant
there would be no parking for our families so we spent the morning
at the beach.
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We spent some time creating Beach Art. 
I started it by drawing a mermaid in the sand.
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As the families arrived they helped finish the mermaid.
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But then they began their own pieces of art.
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A sail boat riding on the waves
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became a pirate ship by the end of the morning.
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A very bright sunshine.
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A crab with really long legs,
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Simple designs in the sand and
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sand castles.

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“Mermaid Dreams” by Mark Sperring was great to read after finishing
our mermaid.  She had shells and green hair just like our mermaid.
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We were happy to leave our art behind for others to discover
as they walk the beach.
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We’ll be visiting a different beach next Tuesday because our
school will be busy as a voting station for the election. 
           I think we'll go crabbing.


  1. Lovely creative ideas, we might just have to try this out on our local beach! Popping over from the outdoor play party and would love you to join me on Country Kids too.

  2. Oh, I love the mermaid you made. We have made art on the beach before...so much fun to leave it behind for others to discover. Thanks for linking up to the Outdoor Play Party.

  3. Good morning. I wanted to let you know that I featured this post on the Outdoor Play Party this week. Thanks so much for sharing this post at the party and we hope you'll link up again! Cheers. http://www.kitchencounterchronicle.com/2013/05/bird-watching-with-kids.html

    1. Awesome Jen, thanks. I'll definitely be back to share.

  4. I love these creations!! My oldest is also a little mermaid-obsessed. We'll have to see if we can find Mermaid Dreams to read. Thanks so much for sharing at Discover & Explore.

  5. Wow! Really, all I can say is that 's amazing! We are featuring your post at the Discover & Explore round up this week - you all did a beautiful job!