Leonardo da Vinci and other Renaissance artists provided the artistic inspiration for the final Nativity artwork produced by Grace 1st graders this year. Beautiful! <3 Continue Reading
It was with great excitement that the Benedictine Sisters welcomed our Grace 8th grade class last week. They came to perform their “Our Lady of Guadalupe” play for us. They perform it every year at school.
Our Sisters loved it! Continue Reading
Grace preschoolers finished their Baby Jesus dolls last week, and I wanted to be sure you got to see them. (Here’s how we did it.)
The children love them … and so do I.
What a joy it is, to help little ones grow their love for Him!!!! <3
Grace kindergartners are learning about the artist Gustav Klimt. First, we read a story called Klimt and His Cat. Then we talked about and looked at his art work.
This is where it got really cool (at least in a Catholic grade school). We discovered Klimt cared for the poor and those in need. Continue Reading
So as we learn about 3-Dimensional art, we each get to make our own 3-D Baby Jesus.
A sewing friend (I don’t sew!) helped craft a U-shaped body that my preschoolers could stuff and draw a face on. (Some drew the whole body.) Continue Reading
Our 2nd grade art class is learning about tinting and shading right now, by creating backdrops of the night sky for their Christmas nativity scenes. Beautiful! Continue Reading
If a big kid holds the door for you, if a teacher hands you a snack, if someone compliments your cute new boots, you say “Thanks”!
There’s a lot to be thankful for, and this time of year we spend time talking about it … and doing something about it. Continue Reading