Graph Paper Patterns Adaptable for almost any age level, the basis for this lesson is very simple: define a space and fill it with a repetition of color, line and shape to make what we define as a Pattern. Lesson Plan at: http://www.dickblick.com/lesson-plans/graph-paper-patterns/
8 tips for teaching art to children: 1. Ban pencils and erasers, 2. Mix paint on paper, 3. Forgo aprons, 4. 10 minute quiet time, 5. Learn how to draw well and make mistakes, 6. Pick fun subjects, 7. Use 1/2 sheets to save time, 8. Outline, outline, outline.