Showing Support with Snowflakes

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Several classes at Sylvan Avenue Elementary School in the Bayport-Blue Point School District worked to brighten the halls of the new Sandy Hook Elementary School by joining forces with schools across country for a snowflake project. Working with art teacher Carly Gayer and the support of the school’s PTA, the students created hundreds of one-of-a-kind snowflakes using a variety of art supplies and techniques.

Some students painted large specialty papers with interesting color schemes that were cut into extra-large snowflakes while other classes used crayons and watercolor paints to make symmetrical snowflake designs. A large number of 3-D snowflakes were also created using popsicle sticks, multicolored markers, glitter and gemstones.  

In total, the school created approximately 200 colorful, creative and beautiful snowflakes. The building’s PTA shipped the box to the Connecticut school with friendship, love and support.