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Building Robot Sculptures- Figment Creative Labs

A few weeks ago we made the cutest robot sculptures at Figment Creative Labs.  Most of the supplies that we used for this project came from Dollar Tree.  It took some instruction to get started, but ultimately the robot is in the eye of it’s creator. What you need: styrofoam […]

Simple DIY Bohemian Wall Hanging Craft Starting With A Mop

You know how bohemian wall hangings are all the craze?  Well, if not, let me catch you up with this Pinterest board of samples:   Figment Wall Hanging Inspiration  There are so many different styles and techniques you can use to make wall hangings.  Depending on your skill level, you can […]

Giving An Old Painting New Life -Figment

I have always cringed at the idea of painting over someone else’s art work.  I think about the time and energy they put into it, and the thought kills me.  I never draw on a student’s work and don’t allow others to in art class.  But… a while back I […]

Exploring Light With Children- Shadow Puppets

I could lecture my students about light and shadow, how shadows are made, about silhouette and shape, teach them about the difference between translucent and opaque … but I believe that hands-on learning is the best way for a child to fully grasp a mysterious concept like light.  So we put […]