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 Emergency art lessons… pretty cool stuff
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 Apple Crate to Monet Masterpiece
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 Would you like fries with that?
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 Stitching in Second – embroidery samplers