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Postcards for Preteens - Creating Memories and Connections Across the Miles
Physical distance doesn't have to equal social distance! This one-time class combines art and life-skills to help preteens create thumbprint art on postcards for friends or family members who are especially missed during this time.
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I am excited to introduce your learners to the concept of fingerprint art! Using their unique fingerprints and thumbprints, learners will create and design personalized postcards. As we work together to brainstorm ideas, learners will have the opportunity to interact with both their teacher and their peers. They will be invited to share about and discuss special people in their lives with whom they wish to communicate. Individual creativity will be encouraged, and all art will be...
Students will learn the importance - and fun - of communicating with others (in a non-technology-based way)! They will learn how they can use their thumb and fingerprints to create designs, and how those designs can become communication tools. The goals are to gain art-based skills that can be used as a launch point for communicating to friends and family and social skills that can be applied in peer and multi-generational situations.
There is no homework for this class - unless the learner desires to make more postcards! An adult's assistance may be needed to address postcards and acquire stamps after class.
The following supplies will be needed during class: 1. Scratch paper 2. A pen 3. A water-based (washable) ink pad (or pads) in your learner's color(s) of choice. (Please note that black ink pads are not recommended as it will be difficult to add visible details if using black ink). 4. Blank 5x7 index cards (or pre-cut card stock of equivalent size) 5. Wet wipes (or a damp wash cloth for wiping fingers)
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Ed Emberley's thumbprint books are frequently consulted for ideas.
Amy WhiteCreatively connecting kids across countries and cultures!
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Hello and greetings from beautiful Northern Virginia! My name is Amy White. I am the wife of a great man and the mom to 5 fabulous young adults. With kids who are 17, 18, 18, 19 and 21, our calendar is full of sports events and college deadlines!...