Monday Feb 20 2012 comments Franklin Kindergarten makes some art By: Photos by Kim Palaferri/Loomis News -A +A Petra Maloney, kindergartner at Franklin Elementary makes a colorful flower that will be turned into a bouquet for the school?s Fiesta Night. Franklin Elementary Kindergarten teacher Karen Smith works closely with student, Mira Wilkie, on her flower bouquet project. Roman Anast proudly shows off his colored coffee filter that will be turned into a flower bouquet for Fiesta Night. Angela Smith?s kindergarten class at Franklin Elementary learns about art culture during their short day. Next year, Franklin?s Kindergarten program will switch to an all day program, offering more opportunities for learning. Franklin Kindergartner Owen Andrews makes sure he has the proper materials to create a flower bouquet from a coffee filter in Karen Smith?s class. Mylah Fieckert, looks at the rest of the students flowers that they are making in Kathy Smith?s kindergarten class at Franklin Elementary. Karen Smith, Kindergarden teacher at Franklin Elementary, explains to her students how to make a flower bouquet out of a coffee filter that will be part of Franklin?s Fiesta Dinner. Addisu Black puts the finishing touches on a what will become a flower bouquet made from a coffee filter. Angela Smith?s kindergarten class at Franklin Elementary learns about art culture during their short day. Next year, Franklin?s Kindergarten program will switch to an all day program, offering more opportunities for learning. Calie Anton works hard on her flower bouquet craft as Noor Bisharat looks on. Mira Wilkie and Kimora Ortiz compare coffee filter flowers they?ve drawn for the upcoming Fiesta Night at Franklin. The duo are kindergartners at Franklin Elementary. The school will have a full day?s kindergarten class starting in the fall. Kasen Shaw finishes up a coloring her coffee bouquet during her class art project. Mira Wilkie is proud of her coffee filter flower that she made during art. Wilkie is a Kindergartner at Franklin Elementary. Cindy Huiskiny, art docent for Karen Smith?s Kindergarten class at Franklin Elementary. Franklin Elementary Kindergarten teacher Karen Smith, reads her class A Clifford story book. Next fall, the kindergarten class will follow the rest of the school in, with a full day class.