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Thursday, March 8, 2012

3rd Grade Snow Globes

Third Grade spent weeks working on these amazing cut paper snow globes. I got this idea from my mentor teacher at Seneca Elementary while I was student teaching.

Students first used oil pastels to create a watercolor resist sky with snowflakes. Then they cut it out into a circular shape and began layering paper to create a winter scene. They were allowed to use a few hole punchers, but the rest of the shapes were all hand-cut. Finally, we added a little shimmer with silver gel pens and some glitter to make them shine.

Here are a few examples:

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