The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse by Eric Carle who pays homage to Franz Marc who painted The Blue Horse in 1911 in this children's book which is an inspiration to the artist in all of us. Here is an interesting story about the book on NPR http://tinyurl.com/65za6hp #Books #Kids #Eric_Carle #The_Artist_Who_Painted_A_Blue_Horse Franz Marc, The Artists, Blue Horses, Ericcarl, Dr. Who, Painting, Eric Carle, Children Book, Pictures Book
Predictions and creating a class book using a picture of an animal and a transpanency overtop. write clues underneath
Place a piece of white paper inside a shallow box. Squirt related colors of tempera on the paper. Take a scrap of cardboard and push and pull the paint around, until the white is covered. Dry. Cut up for collages. I do lots of different color combos. Black and white is cool, too.
The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle is an informational book that was published in 1991. This book demonstrates the life cycle of a flower, from a small seed to a blossomed, mature flower. I would use this book to promote text to world connections by reading the book and then planting a flower seed and we would watch it grow as the flower in the book does.