Yes! You can put away the Art Room and still have something to do. The students probably have the supplies for this artwork in their desks already. And the best thing (imho) here, is that the concepts and practiced skill learned in this lesson will give them something to do all summer or whenever they’re … Continue reading One Last Lesson
Recently, I was I am often drawn into Pinterest... In fact, it's a favorite place to find inspiration and feel like I am staying in touch with my artistic self. I see so many awesome lessons by art educators. I had to post about International Dot Day. You see, International Dot Day takes place at … Continue reading Art is Basic on Peter Reynolds
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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 Residency 2009: 3rd Grade Art Festival. Action Painting and Camera Obsura
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!
We used bisque tiles. The kids learned about symmetry in relation to Middle Eastern Architectural Decor. Here's the powerpoint - Islamic art, religion & culture: