Gala: Kinder books!

The playground alphabet books arrived yesterday! They look fantastic.  Advertisements

Gala: Kinder books!

The playground alphabet books arrived yesterday! They look fantastic. 

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

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: 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: 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: 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: 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. 

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,

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,

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

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

Gala ARt: 2nd grade flowers done!

They are finished, and beautiful! Gillespie: Gordon/Nieto: Serafin:

Gala ARt: 2nd grade flowers done!

They are finished, and beautiful! Gillespie: Gordon/Nieto: Serafin: