Picture This -- Art Exploration for Kids: “The Marvelous Collages of Steve Jenkins ” (Grades K-5 though would also work with younger groups.)
“Help us celebrate Children’s Book Week by exploring the work of acclaimed author/illustrator Steve Jenkins. We’ll enjoy some of his books and then create our own brilliant mixed-paper collages.”
- Read his books Move. Looking down, Actual Size (and parts of Prehistoric Actual Size)
- Show “About Me” and “Making Books” sections from his website http://www.stevejenkinsbooks.com/aboutme/
- Create cut paper animal collages. Supplies: assorted fancy papers, glue sticks, scissors, hole punches.
- Resources: other books by Jenkins, assorted animal books with photographs.