Activities & Fun Projects
Check out these fun and easy activity ideas
tied to Jeanne's books.
Use in the home or classroom or library.
Ablaze with Color: A Story of Painter Alma Thomas
Guide for Educators, Librarians & Parents
Download a Guide to ABLAZE WITH COLOR - A Story of a Painter Alma Thomas, including Discussion Questions, Design Your Own Cover, Imagination Station, Warm Colors/Cool Colors Activity, Create a Timeline of Your Life Portrait and Tips for Reading This Book with Young Children.
Alma Thomas Inspired Activity Kit
Download a *FREE* activity kit,
complete with detailed instructions
to create a paper color collage, design an Alma Thomas inspired artwork, and do a paper puzzle.
All feature illustrations from ABLAZE WITH COLOR - A Story of Alma Thomas.
Create Your Own Color Collage
Download a *FREE* paper collage kit, complete with detailed instructions. Create the collage with colorful patterns from
illustrations featured in ABLAZE WITH COLOR - A Story of Painter Alma Thomas.
My Hands Sing the Blues: Romare Bearden's Childhood Journey
Collage Project by National Gallery of Art
Guided questions for looking at Romare Bearden's collage painting "Tomorrow I May Be Far Away" (referenced in My Hands Sing the Blues) and instructions for making a Bearden Inspired collage project
Read & Make Collage Kit Project
prepared by Middlesex, NJ, county - Found Paper Collage Project tied to My Hands Sing the Blues. Includes link to the Romare Bearden Foundation’s online collection of artworks for inspiration