Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Not a Tube

Not a Box by Antoinette Portis is a favorite among our preschool studio classes.
We often talk about reusing and finding new uses for things in the studio - for instance the many recycled containers that hold our supplies.
For this project, we tried using our collage supplies to create variations on cardboard tubes.
It's not a tube, it's a...

Rocket ship!
Light saber - notice the button to turn it on.
a princess
and a castle!
I was surprised by all the careful de-constructing as well as construction related to using the tubes.

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  1. Wonderful idea. I love those books and was gifted with about 100 tubes. Thanks. Taylor

  2. This is great!
    It's so interesting to see how children create!