African Safari Art Camp

This past week at Little Tree Art Studio we learned about the beautiful country of S. Africa.  Throughout the week we learned how to make paper jewelry, fabric batik, clay pottery,  plaster masks and temporary tattoos. IMG_6242 IMG_6243 IMG_6245 IMG_6247 IMG_6248 IMG_6249 IMG_6241  IMG_6253   IMG_6252 IMG_6257  IMG_6266   IMG_6377 IMG_6379  IMG_6401 IMG_6391  IMG_6395   IMG_6517IMG_6505 IMG_6503  IMG_6507 IMG_6509 IMG_6510 IMG_6511 IMG_6515 IMG_6516

Paper Jewelry...Every bead made from recycled paper and rolled to perfection.

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Fabric Batik...

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First step was  creating the African design on paper which was traced through onto the white fabric with a glue-like gel.  The next day when the gel was dry the children died their batiks with dye (1/2 acrylic paint mixed with 1/2 water)

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Dried and washed.

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Kente Weaving

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Plaster animal masks...

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Say Rooooooooaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrrrr......

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On the very last day of African SafariCamp we received a letter ....We are going on SAFARI!

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Look for clues along the way...Clue #1 led us to Lucca to find our Lion buying spaghetti!!We each captured a lion and read the next clue...

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"Now that you found the lion I can stop my crying, but im still worried about my giraffe that likes to play climb and laugh.  He likes to swing and slide and splash beside cold water . We eat lunch at the circle that goes around at a place called  ___________    playground."

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We found the Zebras!!

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Clue #5 led us to the Monkeys...

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We found "Little Tree's Big 5"  Lion, Zebra, Giraffe, Elephant and Monkey!! Time for our prize....Ice cream!

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See You at the Next Studio!!!