Posts Tagged: kids art

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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: 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

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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

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Gala: Kinder books!

The playground alphabet books arrived yesterday! They look fantastic. 

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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

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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.

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My Blurb Book!

I made a sample art book, using art images made by the students at Torrey Pines Elementary, and I love how it turned out.  I used Blurb.com, and am very satisfied with the results.  I am really excited to see

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My Blurb Book!

I made a sample art book, using art images made by the students at Torrey Pines Elementary, and I love how it turned out.  I used Blurb.com, and am very satisfied with the results.  I am really excited to see

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Gala ARt: 1st grade geometric circle paintings

Each 1st grade class participated in creating each of these lovely paintings.  Each child composed their own square and painted it! Very colorful paintings. Gonzales: Hilsen: Parker:

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Gala ARt: 1st grade geometric circle paintings

Each 1st grade class participated in creating each of these lovely paintings.  Each child composed their own square and painted it! Very colorful paintings. Gonzales: Hilsen: Parker:

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2nd grade: Some flowers for a super rad bouquet

The 3 2nd grade classes started work on a class project, a beautiful bouquet of spring flowers.  They learned how to simply draw a rose, a poppy, a lilly, a sunflower, and a daisy and then added vibrant colors with

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2nd grade: Some flowers for a super rad bouquet

The 3 2nd grade classes started work on a class project, a beautiful bouquet of spring flowers.  They learned how to simply draw a rose, a poppy, a lilly, a sunflower, and a daisy and then added vibrant colors with

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1st grade Abstraction

The first grade classes learned about abstraction on Tuesday.  We discused that abstract art is artwork that doesn’t need to visually represent and image, although there are often images that seem to suggest and idea or object.  We talked about

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1st grade Abstraction

The first grade classes learned about abstraction on Tuesday.  We discused that abstract art is artwork that doesn’t need to visually represent and image, although there are often images that seem to suggest and idea or object.  We talked about

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Ceramics Day 1

The after school class worked with clay yesterday.  It was so much fun!  We focused on building pinch pots and coil pots in our hour and a half class.  I love how personality can be expressed through clay.  Each student

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Ceramics Day 1

The after school class worked with clay yesterday.  It was so much fun!  We focused on building pinch pots and coil pots in our hour and a half class.  I love how personality can be expressed through clay.  Each student