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The Eric Carle Museum
of Picture Book Art
  • 125 West Bay Road
  • Amherst, MA 01002

Hours

  • Thursday, Friday10 am-3 pm
  • Saturday 10am – 4 pm
  • Sunday 12 pm - 4 pm

Closed Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Mobile Tutorial

Here in The Studio we often use tissue paper for a variety of creative projects because it is accessible for so many ages, and it connects so well with Eric Carle?s artwork. When looking at all the collage illustrations by Eric Carle we are always so amazed at how versatile the simple materials that he uses really are. The textures and delicate shapes that he can achieve with such a fragile paper are quite surprising and there is something so magical and eye-catching about the crisp bold shapes and colors in his works of art. READ MORE

Materials Play in the Morning Week 2

Yeah, I'm already a week behind on reporting out on our new weekly (in Jan & Feb) materials experience for toddlers. I'll let you know right now that I don't hold out hope for getting caught up, but I'll do my best to share something from each week of this program by.....June. Tissue Paper Mountain I called it. With things hiding inside, as you may have spotted. READ MORE

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Classroom Art Contest Winners

In honor of The Very Hungry Caterpillar day on March 20, 2011, Penguin Young Readers Group and Canson invited classes to celebrate spring by reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar and creating posters inspired by it. Though many great works were submitted, The Art Studio has the pleasure of exhibiting 8 winning entries through July. READ MORE
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