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VALENTINE’S!

VALENTINE’S!

We have your very own Ellie and Edmond printable Valentine!

Click, save, print and give it to your favorite Valentine!

We also have a color your own Valentine! Click, print, color and give it your favorite Valentine!

Happy Valentine’s Day from your favorite Horse and Elephant!

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MONKEYS LOVE CRAFTS!

MONKEYS LOVE CRAFTS!

We’re bringing back crafting 101 here at the University of E & E! Today we have and easy one for you and the kiddos!

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Supplies:

  • Brown ink pad
  • Black pen
  • Assorted markers/colored pencils/paper
  • Paper

Instructions:

  • Press thumb on the ink pad. Place several fingerprints on the paper for monkey bodies.

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  • Use your first finger to make heads

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  • Use your pinky finger to make the ears!

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  • Use your black pen (or whatever color you like) to draw the face, arms and legs.

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  • Draw and color and habitat for your monkeys! We made a jungle scene.

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There you have it! A super fun and easy craft to make on a cold and snowy day! Share your pictures of your art with us too!

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KNOW YOUR SHOREBIRDS!

KNOW YOUR SHOREBIRDS!

It’s time to get to know your shorebirds! Enjoy this coloring sheet and bonus points to those of you who can tell us the species!

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KNOW YOUR SHARKS!

 

KNOW YOUR SHARKS!

We have a know your sharks coloring sheet for you! (sorry for the poor quality- we had scanning issues)! Enjoy! And if you can tell us what these species are- we’ll send you a magnet!

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ART CONTEST- DEADLINE EXTENDED!

ART CONTEST- DEADLINE EXTENDED!

We’ve extended the deadline for our art contest! We REALLY NEED your entries! Remember- the art will make a calendar that we are going to sale and ALL the proceeds will go to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust! So get those entries in!

We need all entries by September 14, 2014!

Here are the rules:

We’re having an art contest and we want you to enter! We’ve wanted to make and Ellie and Edmond calendar for the last couple of years, but have never actually done it. This is where we want you! We’re looking for your Ellie and Edmond art to make into a calendar for 2015! Here are the rules:

  • You can use any medium you like; paint, pastels, crayons, oils, fabric, etc… You just have to be able to scan in your final product.
  • All entries must be sent by Jpeg or PDF and must be emailed to us at ellandedmond@gmail.com.
  • Contest is open to all ages.
  • All art must include us, you may use one of our pictures from the blog or Facebook or Twitter as your inspiration or you can come up with and original idea of us. Remember, we are conservationist and adventurers so think of a fun setting for us.
  • An independent judge will pick the 12 finalist.
  • Contest ends Aug. 30th, 2014. Winners will be announced Sept. 5th, 2014.
  • The 12 winners will receive a calender as their prize and an Ellie and Edmond magnet!

We’ll have a limited numbers of calenders to purchase in the late fall. All proceeds from the calendar sales will go to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, an organization that helps raise orphans elephants in Africa! So get those creative juices flowing and pull out those paint brushes! It’s time to create some great art and help orphan elephants too!

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ART HAS GONE TO THE ELEPHANT & HORSES!

ART HAS GONE TO THE ELEPHANT & HORSES!

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We’re having an art contest and we want you to enter! We’ve wanted to make and Ellie and Edmond calendar for the last couple of years, but have never actually done it. This is where we want you! We’re looking for your Ellie and Edmond art to make into a calendar for 2015! Here are the rules:

  • You can use any medium you like; paint, pastels, crayons, oils, fabric, etc… You just have to be able to scan in your final product.
  • All entries must be sent by Jpeg or PDF and must be emailed to us at ellandedmond@gmail.com.
  • Contest is open to all ages.
  • All art must include us, you may use one of our pictures from the blog or Facebook or Twitter as your inspiration or you can come up with and original idea of us. Remember, we are conservationist and adventurers so think of a fun setting for us.
  • An independent judge will pick the 12 finalist.
  • Contest ends Aug. 30th, 2014. Winners will be announced Sept. 5th, 2014.
  • The 12 winners will receive a calender as their prize and an Ellie and Edmond magnet!

We’ll have a limited numbers of calenders to purchase in the late fall. All proceeds from the calendar sales will go to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, an organization that helps raise orphans elephants in Africa! So get those creative juices flowing and pull out those paint brushes! It’s time to create some great art and help orphan elephants too!

 

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ELLIE AND EDMOND VALENTINES!

ELLIE AND EDMOND VALENTINES!

It’s almost Valentine’s Day and we’ve got our color you own Ellie and Edmond Valentine’s just in time to color and share! As always- show us your artwork!

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sheep valentine

bear valentine

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HAPPY YEAR OF THE HORSE!!!

HAPPY YEAR OF THE HORSE!!!

Come color your very own Edmond and share  your artwork with us!!!

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SEA TURTLE COLORING SHEET!

SEA TURTLE COLORING SHEET!

  We’ve got a sea turtle for you today! We left the shell blank so you can make it what species you like! Will you make a Leatherback, Green, Loggerhead, Kemps Ridley, Hawksbill, Olive Ridley or Flatback?

Share your art with us!

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OCTOPUS COLORING SHEET!!

OCTOPUS COLORING SHEET!!

The new format is coming Monday- until then here’s another coloring sheet! Share your art with us!

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