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Summer time Goes By Too Rapidly-A Peek-a-Boo Venture

 That is Jon David Lowe for Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts I am now into my thirty third 12 months of instructing, 23 years on the identical center college. It’s nonetheless early within the college 12 months however I all the time start full with hope. The extra issues change the extra they keep the identical. My father went to a one room college home close to the place I grew up in Pennsylvania, My mother’s mother skilled academics to work in a single room schoolhouses. The Golden Rule of treating others as one desires to be handled ought to by no means exit of favor. These are the inspirations for this art work.

1.  Collect Provides.

2.  Make Copies of Grade 2 Manuscript Observe E-book and Transparencies of Classic Black and White Schoolchildren.

3.   Use Dot Glue Runner or Double Sided Tape Glue Runner  to Adhere Transparencies to Manuscript Backgrounds.

4.  Print Copies of Classic Classroom Guidelines on Classic Trying Paper. Add Patina by Spraying with Water.

5.  Use Sizzix Large Kick Embossing Machine and Embossing Folder of your Selection on Entrance Portion of GSLC ATC Folder Body.

6.   Randomly Paint GSLC ATC Folder with Shades of Yellow and Brown Acrylic Paints.

7.  Fill in Any Empty Areas with TH pumice Stone Misery Stain.

8.  Paint Again Portion of ATC Folder Body  With Blue Lagoon Acrylic Paint.

9.  Add Neon Blue  Acrylic Paint Utilizing Dry Brush Approach.

10.                Add Patina by Randomly Including TH Rusty Hinge Misery Stain.

11.                Paint entrance Portion of GSLC ATC Layered Body with Artwork Alchemy Metallique Flame Acrylic Paint.

12.                Glue Layered Parts of Frames Along with Weldbond.

13.                Connect Ready Black and White Manuscript Pictures to Frames Utilizing Dot Glue Runner or Double Sided Tape Glue Runner.

14.                Use a UHU Gluestick to Add Wider Washi Tape to Spines of GSLC ATC Folders.

15.                Connect Frames to Again Inside Portion of Folder with  Dot Glue Runner or Double Sided Tape Glue Runner.

16.                Use a UHU Gluestick to Connect Copies of Classic Classroom Guidelines to Inside Portion of Folder.

17.                Seal Every thing with Matte Gel Medium.


Some Last Ideas.

 I used to say that by the point college students made it to sixth Grade they knew the distinction between proper and improper, college students got here to high school with an understanding of social norms. It looks as if the pandemic has seemingly modified our collective ethics and customary etiquettes. Now we have misplaced the Golden Rule as this poem titled The Golden Rule by Jim Yerman contemplates:

 As I watch many world religions battle, appearing inhumane and merciless
It makes me ask the query, what’s occurred to the Golden Rule?

Nations at battle with each other, troopers dying, a world of dread
Once more I ask, has the Golden Rule been buried with the lifeless?

Individuals going hungry each day, so many on this planet oppressed
Is it doable the Golden Rule has been forgotten or suppressed?

We learn of individuals murdering each other, even youngsters, and we’re surprised
And I ask as we wipe our tears, has the Golden Rule been shunned?

Sure, so many sorrowful tales we hear every day…we hope they’ll’t be true,
And we ask, have we forgotten Do unto others as you’d have them do unto you?

As I see folks hating folks simply due to how they appear or who they’re
I believe to myself…Do unto others hasn’t actually advanced very far.

In a world the place we’re so linked we must always look inside our hearts
And discover the rationale why, after we’re so shut, we’re nonetheless up to now aside.

I imagine the reply is an easy one and can come as no shock
For it’s been round because the daybreak of man sitting proper earlier than our eyes.

In case you take a look at many of the world’s religions, (I bear in mind studying this at school)
A fundamental lesson in all of them is a few type of The Golden Rule.

Ah, but it surely’s not sufficient for the religions of the world, the Golden Rule to show
One other factor I discovered at school…we should follow what we preach.

We are able to level fingers as to the trigger however all of us shoulder a part of the blame
For it’s as much as every of us to observe the rule and deal with everybody the identical.

Is it doable the reply is so easy or am I as soon as once more the idiot?
For pondering the world could be a greater place if all of us practiced the Golden Rule.

If it labored, if beginning at the moment all of us practiced The Golden Rule
And the world grew to become a greater place…then I’d gladly play the idiot.

I would like my college students to know the enjoyment I felt when the Scholastic Information Flyers have been handed out at school and if we had the cash my momma would permit me to decide on one or two gadgets. College students at the moment appear to have no appreciation  for his or her immense requisitions, a lot is given to them and they don’t have a necessity nor a care. They stay in a world of prompt gratification and privileged entitlement.

 The 2 gadgets I’d most frequently Select from magical Scholastic Information Flyer was the newest Clifford, the Large Pink Canine guide, who initially was the runt of the litter, seemingly fated to small and sick, however grew to an infinite dimension apparently because of Emily Elizabeth’s love and care. The second treasured merchandise was getting a yearly subscription to Highlights Journal.

Spotlight Magazines had great options like “Hidden Footage”, “Jokes and Riddles” and “What’s Fallacious” being my favorites.


To not brag however I used to be all the time a ‘instructor’s pet” as a result of I used to be a folks pleaser and didn’t need to be seen in a crowd. I didn’t want the  Goofus and Gallant cartoon function created by Garry Cleveland Myers and drawn by Anni Matsick. The strip options two contrasting boys, Goofus and Gallant. In every cartoon, it’s proven how every boy would reply to the identical state of affairs. Goofus chooses an irresponsible, immature and unkind path, whereas Gallant chooses a accountable, mature and sort path. My hope for my college students to extra typically select the trail of Gallant and fewer typically the best way of Goofus.

Provides:  GSLC ATC Folder Frames 2, Transparencies of Classic Black and White Schoolchildren, Copies of Classic Classroom Guidelines,  Copies of Grade 2 Manuscript Observe E-book, Dot Glue Runner, or Double Sided Tape Glue Runner, Embossing Folder of your Selection, Sizzix Large Kick Embossing Machine, Shades of Yellow and Brown Acrylic Paints, TH Pumice Stone Misery Stain, Blue Lagoon and Neon Blue Acrylic Paint, TH Rusty Hinge Misery Stain, Artwork Alchemy Metallique Flame Acrylic Paint, Weldbond,  UHU Gluestick, Blue Neon Highlighter, Matte Gel Medium

I can not wait to see your interpretation of this undertaking. Share it
on the 
Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts Craft Group Web page on Fb. I’d like to see what new creations you
are engaged on!



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