Klee City Scapes

This was the Creative Tots first art enrichment project of the year! We learned about Paul Klee’s love of bright colors and cats! We created our own buildings inspired by Klee’s Cityscape and the tots had some messy fun experimenting with chalk pastels!

 

Miss Courtney teaches the preschool class about Paul Klee

  

The toddler class makes their own Kitty House.

  

Once finished with the chalk pastels we used tissue paper to blend the colors together.

  
  

Paul Klee 1921 “Castle and Sun.”

  
    
  

We couldn’t forget Klee’s colorful sky’s!

  
  

We read the book, The Cat and the Bird: A Children’s Book Inspired by Paul Klee, written by Geraldine Elschner & Peggy Nille.

  

Paul Klee 1928 “Cat and Bird.”

    
  

The Pre-K and K-Prep class had a chance to interpret their own version of what the painting meant.

  
 

Snowy days keep us busy inside…

This week our toddlers and 3s matched mommy farm animals with their babies, made H is for horse, and used their handprints to make turkeys. They also got a visit from Miss Katie with the Cincinnati Zoo. She brought a snake and an armadillo for us to see and touch!

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Toddler and Early 3s update!

We started our Farm unit! We’ve been busy making sheep, matching farm animals, and playing with our farm puppets. We also talked about the color yellow, the number 3, and made prints with apples. 🙂

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Happy Halloween!

This week included Letter F, Spooky Math, pumpkin crafts, and Totstober! Thanks to all who came and dressed up their little ones. They looked adorable!

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Field trip fun…

This week we visited Blooms and Berries for a fun fall field trip. Then we worked on letter E by making Elmo and decorated cute pumpkin bags!

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Fall fun continues…

This week our toddlers and early 3s enjoyed visits from Miss Joanie for music class and Miss Courtney for art class. We also had fun making handprint ghosts, playing a Halloween matching game, painting with fall-colored paints, and practicing writing in our journals!

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This week’s news…

This week included the letter D, the color orange, and school pics! We also enjoyed finding a grasshopper on the playground and listening to Miss Leslie’s stories at pick-up time.

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