Seventh and eighth grade students in the “Be Handy” arts elective this term are working on their first major challenge: to tell a story using finger puppets. Working independently or in small groups, students decided on the story they wanted to tell and then created a storyboard and individual character sketches. This week, students began to work on creating their felt finger puppets; hand-sewing, knot-tying, and deciding the stitch to use for a particular effect are key elements for each piece.
December 1, 2023
This past summer, the classroom teachers in pre-kindergarten to grade 2 selected books for summer reading related to food and used that theme to start the year in their classrooms. Teachers then worked together across grades to connect this topic…