Posts Tagged: art education

future car print

2nd Grade: Future Vehicle Prints

In a hope to stir up some imaginations, I challenged the 2nd grade classes to design vehicles of the future and something so unique, no one has ever seen it before.  Maybe some of their designs we will see in

future car print

2nd Grade: Future Vehicle Prints

In a hope to stir up some imaginations, I challenged the 2nd grade classes to design vehicles of the future and something so unique, no one has ever seen it before.  Maybe some of their designs we will see in

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2nd grade: Mixed up animals

This was a rotating paper class project.  Each student started with a blank piece of paper and was given 30 seconds to draw an animal part, then, after 30 seconds, they would pass their paper to the right. After about

kids art_001

2nd grade: Mixed up animals

This was a rotating paper class project.  Each student started with a blank piece of paper and was given 30 seconds to draw an animal part, then, after 30 seconds, they would pass their paper to the right. After about

alphabet book 2

Gala: Kinder books!

The playground alphabet books arrived yesterday! They look fantastic. 

alphabet book 2

Gala: Kinder books!

The playground alphabet books arrived yesterday! They look fantastic. 

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3rd Grade: Thinking Machine Scratch Art

How do thoughts get made?  That is the question that prompted this lesson.  I had the third grade students brainstorm ideas as they prepared their scratch art surface by first coloring a blank sheet of paper with colorful crayon marks

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3rd Grade: Thinking Machine Scratch Art

How do thoughts get made?  That is the question that prompted this lesson.  I had the third grade students brainstorm ideas as they prepared their scratch art surface by first coloring a blank sheet of paper with colorful crayon marks

1st grade birds

1st Grade: Collage Birds

Last week the 1st grade students collaged some super colorful birds!  They used painted craft paper created from a previous lesson (focusing on inventing textures and patterns with stamps and tempera paint), scissors, and glue.

1st grade birds

1st Grade: Collage Birds

Last week the 1st grade students collaged some super colorful birds!  They used painted craft paper created from a previous lesson (focusing on inventing textures and patterns with stamps and tempera paint), scissors, and glue.

after school art lesson

AFter School: Jam Jar Lanterns

A few weeks ago, my students and I made Jam Jar Lanterns in the Art Cart After School program.  Made using tissue paper, modge podge, jewels, and black puff paint, these jars transformed into beautiful works of hanging art. 

after school art lesson

AFter School: Jam Jar Lanterns

A few weeks ago, my students and I made Jam Jar Lanterns in the Art Cart After School program.  Made using tissue paper, modge podge, jewels, and black puff paint, these jars transformed into beautiful works of hanging art. 

green paint

Kinder Mural

Last week we started work on the Mural in the Kinder playground.  It’s looking good so far! The Kinders did a great job, and stayed relatively clean (which surprised me…I on the other hand had paint everywhere!) With parent help,

green paint

Kinder Mural

Last week we started work on the Mural in the Kinder playground.  It’s looking good so far! The Kinders did a great job, and stayed relatively clean (which surprised me…I on the other hand had paint everywhere!) With parent help,