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Karen Dispenziere

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8 Tips for Preserving (and Displaying) Your Child’s Artwork

Posted by Karen Dispenziere on May 17, 2021 3:12:20 PM

One unintended side effect of our robust arts program is a lot of piled up artwork on the countertops of my students’ homes! While a good problem to have, I recognize how frustrating it can be for parents to want to keep mementos but not know how or where to display their children’s work.

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Mrs. D's Holiday Gift Guide for the Budding Artist

Posted by Karen Dispenziere on Nov 13, 2018 2:23:02 PM

With the holidays fast approaching we know as parents your focus and attention has turned to holiday planning and that includes shopping for gifts. 

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DIY Eric Carle Art Project

Posted by Karen Dispenziere on Oct 26, 2018 11:12:17 AM

In Peck's kindergarten, students study Eric Carle the author and in the art room they study Eric Carle the illustrator. Children are drawn to his colorful, imaginative illustrations and easily relate to his stories, which feature repetitive, predictable text and lovable characters inspired by creatures great and small. In honor of this, we have put together a dynamic, yet simple, DIY-project you can do at home with your budding artist.

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