Pages to Projects

Our good friend Rebecca Dunn is the Children's Librarian at Chattanooga Public Library. This board is a collection of books and project ideas from her Pages to Projects guest blog series. Enjoy!
290 Pins1.72k Followers
Nature Collages - Exploring the 4 Seasons

Four Seasons Crafts: Autumn Nature Tree

Passamaquoddy basketmaker Jeremy Frey weaves the bottom of an ash basket Tuesday at his studio in the Indian Township of Princeton. Frey was recognized nationally at the Santa Fe Indian Market in August when he won “Best of Show.”

Passamaquoddy basketmaker Jeremy Frey weaves the bottom of an ash basket Tuesday at his studio in the Indian Township of Princeton. Frey was recognized nationally at the Santa Fe Indian Market in August when he won “Best of Show.

5 Native American Picture Books That Fight Stereotypes via Kid World Citizen

5 Native American Books for Kids

The Native American books fight against negative stereotypes by portraying diverse stories of a culture that is neither static nor extinct. Excellent book choices for November!

Multi-layer basket by Jeremy Frey, Passamaquoddy | Woven from brown ash with sweetgrass trim.

Jeremy Frey, master Passamaquoddy basket maker, has won Best of Show awards at Santa Fe Indian Market and the Heard Indian Market and Fair.

Jeremy Frey, Passamaquoddy Globe Basket with Braided Ash  Year acquired: 2011  Made possible by additions to the Diane Kopec Fund from the f...

Jeremy Frey, Passamaquoddy Globe Basket with Braided Ash Year acquired: 2011 Made possible by additions to the Diane Kopec Fund

Color theory is a great gateway into art exploration for toddlers and preschool age kids. There truly is an alchemy at work during this process. Children are suddenly transformed into little wizards, bristly wands in hand, whipping up something of their imaginations.  Flex a child's creativity by prompting them to create a color of their own!

Color theory is a great gateway into art exploration for toddlers and preschool age kids. Flex a child's creativity by prompting them to create a color of their own!

9 Children’s Books That Summon the Native Christmas Spirit - ICTMN.com

A Coyote Solstice Tale: Thomas King, Gary Clement: Told in rhymed verse and published in an appropriately smaller format, this wry, anti-consumerism story will resonate in the current economy.

We All Count: A Book of Cree Numbers --- Wonderful books for toddlers and preschoolers --- From the back cover: "Whether in the country or the city, creature or insect, plant or animal, a part of a big family or a small family, we all live together and we all take care of one another. We all count."

We All Count: Pop culture tells us that “the Native American word for baby” is papoose. Cue a game-show-buzzer that signals WRONG. Within our respective languages, we have different words for baby!

What's the Most Beautiful Thing You Know About Horses? by Richard Van Camp

What's the Most Beautiful Thing You Know About Horses By Richard Van Camp(Tlicho) Illustrated by George Littlechild(Cree)

Pinterest
Search