Art projects with Kindergarten and 3rd grade. It was the year of the canvas... The kindergarten piece was gigantic, I put elmers in some acrylic and used a squirt bottle. It was fun to shoot paint at a canvas! after that, the Kindergarten filled in the spaces. The triptych was fun too. With the use... Continue Reading →
Super Clever Mann Art Docents Anju, Hiro and Lisa did this fine project with their Second Grade class. Over a period of 2 weeks, the students created these stitch samplers. These are their first stitches! Embroidery Samplers A needlework sampler is a piece of embroidery produced as a demonstration or test of skill in needlework.... Continue Reading →
After learning about Kandinsky, the kids painted some bisque tiles and I tiled a bench. There were too many tiles, so I ended up making a hook board. Fun project. The prints that the kids made covered a complete wall when they were hung together! Good times.
The third grade used toothpicks to make dots with acrylic paint on some lovely fabric. The chair was $20 on craigslist!
The staff colored lovely designs on 200 plates donated to us by the Chinet company. Then they were melted in a toaster oven. They're fixed on to a hanging planter with paperclips!
Here is a fantastic color mixing lesson. This could be a great thing to fill up free time after lessons. Thank you http://casamarias.blogspot.com/ for the fun post. The children created abstract designs by squirting liquid watercolors all over paper towels. We prefer to use glass containers, because one gets to experience the true colors of paint this... Continue Reading →
We used bisque tiles. The kids learned about symmetry in relation to Middle Eastern Architectural Decor. Here's the powerpoint - Islamic art, religion & culture:
Our principal had the nicest thing to say about this artwork. I was so proud of the work. The kids had patience with the process and that meant a lot! I was lucky enough to do a project with my daughters 6th grade class this year. Planning for the project started in September of 2011.... Continue Reading →