It’s Sketch-It Sunday once again. Create Your Own Illustrations of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol Today, after reading aloud key scenes from Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, we’ll get out our best pens and paper and create original illustrations of our own.
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“Under the greenwood tree Who loves to lie with me, And tune his merry note Unto the sweet bird’s throat — Come hither, come hither, come hither!” Today, we’re reading and illustrating Act Two of As You Like It! This Act contains some of the most scintillating speeches in all of Shakespeare, so get […]
“Blow, blow, thou winter wind….” Last year’s Winter’s Tale Illustrate-Your-Own Book Project was so successful that we thought we should illustrate books during Advent once again, this time, with Shakespeare’s As You Like It. Illustrate-Your-Own Books? How does it work? Each Sunday in Advent, we will read one or two acts from Shakespeare’s As You Like […]
March 12, 2012 Today, we made Shamrock S’mores and Four-Leaf Clover Cards and the kids read and illustrated the first two chapters of the book I wrote for them, The Adventures of Sir Lóchrann Holmes: A Study in Emerald. They use coloured pencils and/or oil pastels for their drawings as well as a black gel […]