Beatrix Potter

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Because March is Women’s History month my classes all were introduced to a different woman artist.

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Grade three learned about Beatrix Potter and her water color illustrations of animals. They learned that she was also a sheep farmer, preservationist and business woman.

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They could use watercolor, colored pencils, sharpie or any combination of those and could choose to do any of her animas or one of their own anthropomorphic animals.

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They all chose Peter Rabbit. Probably because it is spring time.

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  1. Beatrix Potter – such an intriguing artist and writer. My great aunt gave me pretty much all of BP’s books as Christmas and birthday presents. I love the format, the stories and the illustrations. My favourite was/is The Tale of Mr Tod because the protagonists, Mr Tod and Mr Brock, are so unlikeable. Bit like True Detective before tv or the internet. : )

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