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CMP Activities

Artist Study of Vincent Van Gogh

While planning this lesson, I was inspired by the recent immersive Van Gogh exhibition here in San Diego!

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Stages of a Butterfly

This week is the last week our caterpillars will be in chrysalis and emerge into a butterfly!

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Paper Mache @ Tinker Hollow

To continue with our exploration of paper, we created Paper Mache Sculptures with paper and flour paste. This was another messy project. The sensory table had flour and water to play with. The children could weave with yarn, fabric on cardboard. They had some fun with boxes, first just hanging out in our box car [...]
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Paper Making

For this lesson, the children learned about Paper and Paper Making. We learned a brief history of paper, how it is made and then we were able to make some recycled paper.

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Boats at Tinker Hollow

For this lesson we were talking all about boats. Sail boats, speed boats, cruise ships and more. 

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Eric Carle Butterfly Art and Activities

Eric Carle is definitely a favorite in our class and we absolutely had so much fun creating our “beautiful butterfly”

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Scrap wood Planes, Cars and Boats

At Tinkering for the past few months, the students have been learning about different types of vehicles. To expand on this subject, they would get the chance to create either a plane, car or boat from scrap wood.

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Gravity Raindrops

In this activity they will get the opportunity to explore with watercolors, work on their fine motor skills, and how gravity works!

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