HI, Ali ~
Sorry it's taken so long for me to get back to you. Thank you for the
suggestion. I've mentioned it to the special ed teacher ...
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> Hi Doris,
> Have you thought of having your "gen. ed." students work with the
special needs students? I would think all involved would get a lot of
satisfaction out of it! Ali
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "wymystic" Jungrav3n@ wrote:
> > Hello, Hiromi and everyone!
> > Thank you so much for asking the question, Hiromi--and thanks to
> > everyone who has responded! I, too, work with a group of 9 special
> > needs students (and their three paras) who attend an arts & crafts
> > I teach in high school with 18 regular students. At times, I've been
> > an utter loss as to what to plan that is meaningful and "do-able"
> > these students. So, I've been eagerly reading your suggestions!
> > I am planning on doing a texture project -- giving them plasticine
> > and having them create a tile ... (I will make the molds and do a
> > ceramic clay positive and fire it for them.) I'm also planning on
> > introducing collaged shapes and collaged textures, using paper,
> > mesh, etc.
> > I have done two relatively successful projects: 1) yarn painting,
> > 2) a variation on that idea:
> > To prepare the variation, I drew shapes and/or very basic pictures
> > stiff paper with Elmer's glue (so that when the glue was dry, the
> > blind students could feel where the lines / shapes were). Then I had
> > them color the shapes with markers or crayons -- For the more
> > I stipulated "primary colors" ... "warm" ... "cool" "monochromatic."
> > For the others, I was pleased that they just attempted to color the
> > shapes and, at times, the paper table cloth (as opposed to
> > That was about all they could handle--a few of these students were
> > only to make random marks, or gaze around the room.
> > So, PLEASE keep your wonderful ideas coming!!! I need ALL the help I
> > can get!
> > Thanks again ~
> > Blessings
> > Doris
> > --- In email@example.com, "Hiromi" <hromip7@> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hello Everyone,
> > >
> > > I was wondering if anyone had any ideas that theyd like to share
> > my special.needs students. I work.with all age groups.from 5 to 22
> > old so finding an universal.project becomes a tad difficult. I've
> > already done mosaics, some splatter art, crayon resistance, some
> > air dry sculpture. Maybe a theme, and then I can run with
> > that...anything would be so helpful.
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > > Hiromi
> > >