The school system in Anchorage has a pdf online for emergency art lessons. There's a lesson for each greade k - 6. Here's an example of a 4th Grade lesson: SUBSTITUTE TEACHER EMERGENCY LESSON Drawing Grade Level: 4 Objective: Abstracting objects Materials: White drawing paper, 11 x11" Black fine point drawing pens Crayons Objects to draw:... Continue Reading →
Some kids are done... What do I do?... I need a quick sub plan... I'm sick as a dog today... Here's an idea. Inspired by this Flickr find. Here is a great site for grid paper. Who knew this was even out there? How cool! (click here) A couple of suggestions about presenting this lesson. make... Continue Reading →
Art is Basic has a page on their blog chock full of links to art teacher blogs oozing with fabulous art lessons! Have a look at the page: http://vividlayers.blogspot.com/p/art-teacher-blog-directory.html
Paper plate spin art without the spinner Choose any paint you have on hand and have the child put dabs or lines of paint colors on the paper plate. Next, invite the child to flip the paper plate over on a large sheet of paper. Then press down firmly with one hand and... Continue Reading →
Monet Lily Ponds FINALLY, a use for the apple crates I gathered from the grocery! These have been stashed on the top shelf in the art room for a year!!! YAY!! I love Claude Monet. I love teaching students about him and his art work. I came up with the idea to paint a Monet... Continue Reading →
Texture, balance and variety were elements students concentrated on as they created this collage of a big sandwich! You may want to refer to Claes Oldenburg and go for a Pop Art theme on this lesson. Here is a link to some other Food artists, both modern and classic. You need: half a piece of... Continue Reading →
I can't find them all, but I've been having fun making costumes for 17 years. I confess, buying them has become more frequent.
I like to make cakes. Once I find the pictures of all the Cub Scout and Birthday cakes... I'll post them.