Written by Alberta Johnson

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1)Use one 12 x 18" black sheet to draw one large animal (rabbits, elephants, turtles, pigs, etc.) that nearly fillsrepparttar paper.

2)Choose several 3 x 6" colors for your animal's body parts.

3)Take one 3 x 6" color and cut it into 1/2" wide strips.

4)Next, cut a 1/2" strip into smaller squares, approximately 1/2" in size. Now you have a small pile of tiny squares that are about 1/2" x 1/2".

5)Use these small squares to fill in a part ofrepparttar 118016 animal's body. (Spread a small amount of glue where you wantrepparttar 118017 squares to go. Placerepparttar 118018 squares carefully on repparttar 118019 glue, close together.)

6)When one part ofrepparttar 118020 body is filled, choose another part ofrepparttar 118021 body to fill. (If you have squares left, use those squares to fill another part ofrepparttar 118022 body that you want to be that same color.)

7)When you're ready, choose another 3 x 6" color and cut it intorepparttar 118023 1/2" x 1/2" squares. Use these to fill repparttar 118024 next part ofrepparttar 118025 body that you chose.

8)Repeat this process until all parts ofrepparttar 118026 animal's body are filled.

9)Put away to dry.

Alberta Johnson is the Editor/Publisher of "K-6 Art Lesson Plans", a web site that offers weekly art lessons geared towards Kdg. through 6th gr. children. These lesson plans have goals, objectives, assessments, and color photos. Children have great fun with them, and parents, teachers, scout and club leaders love them, too. Visit our site at: http://www.k6artlessonplans.com

Balancing Your Priorities with Your Search for At-Home Work

Written by Angela Wu

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Consider working in an office first in order to reach your final goal of working from home. If all goes well, you can present your employer with a telecommuting proposal after you've established yourself -- perhaps just one telecommuting day per week first, then gradually build up to several days a week. An excellent site for help on how to create a telecommuting proposal is http://www.telecommutingproposal.com/ .

Of course there are companies that hire telecommuters from outside as well. Be aware, however, that some of these companies (not all) may take advantage ofrepparttar desire to work from home - for example, with low pay and few or no benefits.

Keep your options open! You may have to consider jobs that you otherwise would not. Consider freelance or contract work in addition to 'permanent full-time' jobs. An excellent site for freelance jobs can be found at http://homebasedwork.com/freelance.html .

It all comes down to what your priorities are. Telecommuting can be a wonderful thing for many people, but you may have to 'sacrifice' some things in order to get it. How much work are you willing to put into your desire to work from home? What are you willing to give up in order to achieve this goal?

I'm not saying that you can't find rewarding telecommuting work at a company for which you've never worked before ... far from it! However, it's highly competitive and employers can afford to be choosy. And if you'rerepparttar 118015 entrepreneurial type? You may be able to find more success or satisfaction with your own business.

Be prepared, stay open to new possibilities, and do your research!

Angela Wu is the editor of Online Business Basics, an exclusive newsletter for eBusiness beginners. Visit her online at http://onlinebusinessbasics.com/article.html OR mailto:businessbasics@workyourleads.com for a series of 10 free reports on building a business on the web.

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