Posts Tagged: elementary

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

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

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

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

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.

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,

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

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

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

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