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Mary Tavares
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Tall Tales, Day 3- If You Plant a Seed
Today was Day 3 of our summer art program. Our book was If You Plant a Seed  by Kadir Nelson. I originally chose the book because I fell in love with the illustrations. However, once I read the book, I realized that it had a wonderful message of kindness. A...

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Tall Tales 2016- The Girl Who Heard Colors
I love summer! Summer means it's time for our Tall Tales program at the Altharetta Yeargin Art Museum . Yesterday was our first day of the program and we started out with the book, The Girl Who Heard Colors  by Marie Harris. After reading the book, we did 3...

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December Faculty Art Therapy
This month was a repeat of last year's jewelry class. It was a big hit last year and this year was no different! There were teachers making jewelry, as well as magnets (those that missed last month).

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November Faculty Art Therapy
This month's art therapy class was an ornament class.  Luckily, Hobby Lobby had their glass ornaments 50% off, so I was able to get enough for each person to make 12 small, plus 2 large ornaments. They turned out beautiful! Melted crayon Frosted glass Glitt...

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Art Therapy, September 2016
For our first faculty art therapy class, we worked on monogram letters. Those that finished early, worked on a few pieces for our art auction in the spring.

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Tall Tales and Art- Summer 2015 (Day 5)
Yesterday's class was cancelled due to Tropical Storm Bill. Our district was shut down as a precaution, as they were expecting us to get hit with a lot of rain, wind and flooding here in Houston. So skip forward to today's class. The turnout was pretty low....

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Tall Tales and Art- Summer 2015 (Day 3)
The last book for this week was Octupus' Garden  by Ringo Starr. After reading the book, the children had 3 projects to work on. Project 1: Jellyfish in a bottle. The children were asked to bring a water bottle for this project. They filled the water bottle...

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Tall Tales and Art- Summer 2015 (Day 2)
Day 2 of our summer art program- The Book With No Pictures  by BJ Novack Many of the children had heard this book during the school year, most of the parents had not. It was still a big hit for everyone! After reading the book, I pulled up a YouTube video o...
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