Category Archives: Art

Ancient Roman Ruins

We’ve been studying Ancient Rome this fall.  I’m making a list of all the resources we’ve used and will share next week. We did an activity from this book.  It was fun. The recipe is for air drying clay, made … Continue reading

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World Unit : Ancient Rome

The kids, after our trip to Europe this summer, they decided we wanted to study Ancient Rome.  Last year they decided to study Ancient Greece, without knowing much about it, and we ended up having a whole lot of fun … Continue reading

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Ludlow Castle + Shakespeare Festival

To celebrate Siena’s birthday, our friends Mac and Ros gave us the experience of going to see a Shakespeare Play. As You Like It. When Ros asked us few months before if that would be something we wanted to do … Continue reading

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London : Trafalgar Square + the National Galleries

On our second day in London, when we were still with our friends, we met them at St. Martin in the Fields that morning. Some friends from home had told us about this place.  It has free concerts at lunch time, … Continue reading

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World Unit : France : The Impressionist, Mary Cassatt

One of the few women artists at that time (mid 1800′s), Mary Cassatt became one of the painters from the Impressionist group in France.  Originally from the US, she decided to move to Paris, having lived there, and having to … Continue reading

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World Unit : France : The Impressionist, Pierre-August Renoir

  Pierre-August Renoir, the third Impressionist we study in our France unit of study this past spring. From the book we used to study most of the artists this time, we picked this activity to study Renoir. “How to Draw a … Continue reading

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World Unit : France : Art

After reading and learning about France chronologically, starting with the cave paintings of Lascaux, learning about its geography, some history, focusing in few important people in France’s history, we arrived at the time when art had a huge rebirth.  Between the 1800′s … Continue reading

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