Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Crazy for Pysanky Eggs!
This week we have been learning about the beautiful Ukrainian Pysanky eggs. The children watched the Reading Rainbow episode featuring Rechenka's Eggs by Paticia Polacco. The younger students colored some geometric designed eggs, and the 4th and 5th graders created their own Pysanky egg designs. A wonderful parent of one of the children has loaned me her collection of eggs to display. Needless to say, I was a bit nervous that something would happen to these beautiful creations! A wonderful resource for this lesson was www.learnpysanky.com
The kids finished these up this week and I just had to share. Aren't they adorable? We started with a step by step drawing on pink cons...