Danielle Orkin
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totem poles Lesson idea: Who are the important people in your life/family? If you could represent what is important about them, how would you do it? What animal might act as a metaphor for that person? Create a totem pole representing the important people in your life.

This is an awesome totem pole project for Native American unit. I would use this project only AFTER teaching my students about the significance and meaning of totem poles in Native American cultures.

each kid does one strand or garland to contribute to the mobile. (tints and…

Zamorano Fine Arts Academy student work and real-world collaborations. Art projects created by students in San Diego.

Use fingerprints of different colors to create artwork!

get all the kids or grandkids to pick a color, use their sweet fingers, and dab into a heart.Don't forget the dabs to tell who's who! Busy Kids = Happy Mom: Share the Love! Fingerprint Heart Project cute end of the year project

Figure to Abstraction..fun group project

Create abstract art by tracing kids bodies (overlapping one another) and coloring in blocked off shapes.--- This is a lovely idea for a September art class, or for one at the end of the year.