What to Do When the Party is Over? Make Art!

  Pink cupcakes and heart-shaped cookies and Valentine’s candies and Valentines……and then After-School Art Club!  Too good to be true?  No, seriously. Last Thursday just happened to be Valentine’s Day as well as Art Club.  Mr. Kerr’s third-graders had a fabulous after-party celebrating African American History Month. We talked about the collage artworks of Romare […]

1920s Craft Patterns from the Antique Pattern Library

The Antique Pattern Library offers a variety of craft pattern books and pamphlets as free downloadable PDF files. I found patterns from the 1920s, the decade in which our Big Read 2013 book “The Great Gatsby” is set. You can make your own clothing and accessories to attend the Big Read events in style.