Posts in the Category: Art Classes

Don’t throw out your empty yogurt containers!!! If you’re like me, you have a bunch of yogurt containers stacked in your tupperware drawer. Sure they’re handy to use for leftovers, but surely there must be another use for them… Yogurt Container Planters! What you’ll need: -empty yogurt container -paint brushes in various sizes -black acrylic   

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When I first arrived to Art Therapy class everyone was very eager to see what the project was going to be. Today when I showed the class what we’d be making many people commented on how beautiful it was, however, they wouldn’t possibly be able to create something like that! One woman in particular, Mary,   

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This morning I went for a walk down by the creek to collect rocks. I filled my canvas bag with smooth oval rocks in preparation for today’s class. I washed all the dirt off the rocks and painted them black. They were all ready for Art Therapy class. πŸ™‚ Everyone had so much fun painting   

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What you’ll need: Tissue paper Pipe cleaner Scissors Ruler

My favorite painting from today’s class was this modest tree with pink blossoms (yes, sometimes I do have favorites shhh). The woman who created this painting has lost most of her speech; it takes her a while to form the proper pronunciation and she often stutters. Her motor skills are slipping as well. Her hands   

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I brought a big bag of decorative craft paper to Art Therapy today. The seniors just loved all the sparkle and glitter. There was gold paper, textured paper, and even paper with threaded flowers! We made these adorable owl bookmarks. I wish we had more time to create more than just one bookmark each. At   

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“We’re going to paint on these dinky little things!?” cried out Mrs. K (referring to the mini canvases). “Well, this should be interesting…” Mrs. K is a very vocalized woman; she says exactly what is on her mind. I love that about her. She’s been coming to my Art Therapy classes for a while now.   

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