Obtain copies of Norman Rockwell's works. (Your school or local library is sure to have books by or about Rockwell.) Share with children his winter-themed paintings and have them take turns describing what the paintings show and what the artist may have been thinking as he painted. Provide children with a variety of white art supplies such as white tempera and finger paint, white chalk, white glue, and scraps of white paper and encourage them to create their own winter pictures.
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