Tagged with crafts based on books

Ice Cream Work: Surrealism, Sand Art, and a Giveaway!

Ice Cream Work: Surrealism, Sand Art, and a Giveaway!

Surrealism began in the 1920s and is an art and literary movement. It involved artists like Salvidore Dali, Rene Magritte, and Max Ernst. Surrealist art surprises the viewer, putting together elements that wouldn’t normally go together. It is characterized by an attempt to show the imagination and dream-world in a visual form. Naoshi (Naoko Kikuchi) … Continue reading

An egg is…

An egg is…

in this case, colorful! Last night my son and I read one of our favorites, An Egg is Quiet¬†by¬†Dianna Aston and illustrated by Sylvia Long. This book is so beautiful, with gorgeous pictures of a huge variety of eggs and lovely words and phrases describing eggs. Then today at the library we found this egg … Continue reading