1st grade Rainbow Cloud Weavings
This week, 1st grade is learning how to weave, and reviewing the order of the rainbow! We were inspired by the awesome art teacher, Olivia Gay, and wanted to try it out for ourselves! You can check out all the cool stuff she does on her art teacher instagram account! Here's how we made them! Materials: 9x12" 60 lb paper scissors 18" strips of Tru-Ray construction paper Roy G. Biv video Day 1: We talk about weaving, and the colors of the rainbow. We watch a quick clip of the "They Might Be…
Contour Flower Still Life - Kids Art Classes, Camps, Parties and Events - Small Hands Big Art
Our tween / teen class created these amazing contour flowers using india ink and acrylic. We wanted students to practice working on a very large scale, to create a contour drawing using gestural line work and motion, and to explore how to build up a painting layer by layer. We set up a fresh […]
Lesson Plans - The Art of Education University
Grade Level: 3-5 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Color and Space Art Skills: Drawing Large Making Connections: Art History * Get more free lessons like this, on our Lessons Page I had nearly written off teaching Georgia O’Keeffe to my 2nd-grade students. The last two years had proven to be less-than-successful. The flowers were …
Abby Jones on Instagram: “Here’s a little more info on the Paint Spill project that I do with 2nd grade. I photocopy a grid and each student draws a spill shape. I…”
Abby Jones posted on Instagram: “Here’s a little more info on the Paint Spill project that I do with 2nd grade. I photocopy a grid…” • See all of @abbysartroom's photos and videos on their profile.
kindergarten patterns/textured trees
This project was done almost at the end of our second quarter. Oh how they have improved since the beginning of the year! We viewed many photos of different kinds of trees and discussed the texture and patterns. We drew a horizon line and then I instructed them on how to draw trees and branches. We drew in pencil first and then they traced over the trees with a permanent marker. Next they drew with a permanent marker patterns on the trees. They used construction paper crayons to color in the…
Alyssa Tice on Instagram: “This 3rd grade project was created in the same way we did our planets in an earlier post. Day 1 - cut body shapes out of printer paper and…”
155 Likes, 17 Comments - Alyssa Tice (@ms.tice_is_nice) on Instagram: “This 3rd grade project was created in the same way we did our planets in an earlier post. Day 1 -…”
Clay "thumb owl" sculptures, 2nd grade
I know, I know, owls are so trendy these days. But I saw this example on Pinterest (artsmudge.com) and thought they were a perfect way for my second graders to graduate from the pinch pot to a more modeled form with texture and surface design (slab building is also in the curriculum, but I have something else up my sleeve for that one). Opening the kiln today was so exciting, because this little group of "hoot owls" (as my grandma used to say) were so full of personality. Looking at photos…
TechSurgeons - Access Blocked
Learn how to finger knit and then make a finger knitting butterfly! Finger knitting is great for dexterity, fine motor skills & concentration.