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Tagged With: papier mache

Let the GAMES Begin: Papier Mache at its FINEST!

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. ~Scott Adams This week we’ve been working to build even MORE strength into our paper structures … and … working HARD to build these structures up so that they look even MORE human! We have learned SO much through this building process. Some … Continue reading »

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And Our Marionette Adventure BEGINS!

The artist’s world is limitless. It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away. It is always on his doorstep. ~Paul Strand This week began with the excitement of knowing that we would be starting our integrated, multi-disciplinary marionette project. We are SO excited and can’t wait to see … Continue reading »

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Our Papier Mache Marionettes

When I was a kid, I never saw a puppet show. I never played with puppets or had any interest in them. ~Jim Henson Just LOOK at what Jim Henson has done SINCE then: For the past couple of months, we have been making marionettes! It’s been a pretty AMAZING process and TONS of work, … Continue reading »

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Presenting … our GLOBAL Marionettes!

Do you know how to make a marionette? We do! Our teacher, Mrs. Renton, taught us how to make these splendid puppets in February! We’d love to tell you a little bit about the process we went through. Long before even getting started, we had to collect a MOUNTAIN of paper towel tubes, newspapers and … Continue reading »

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Papier Mache Marionettes

What are we UP to, you may be wondering? Well … we’ve been on another incredible adventure over the past two weeks! We’ve been making MARIONETTES! It’s been AMAZING to see how paper towel tubes, newspaper and MASKING tape can be transformed into something like this: In Science, we’ve been exploring “Testing Materials” and “Building … Continue reading »

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