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Last year, I did a printmaking project  with my 6th graders, where they designed their own koi fish after looking at Chinese designs. While ...

Miss Young's Art Room: Grade Koi Fish Printmaking

Koi are a legendary fish. Graceful, vibrant, and one of the most recognizable fish in the world, koi ...

Nov 18 Koi Fish Meaning and Myth

Koi Fish Meaning and Myth Hmmm. waterfall behavior/responsibility chart, with kio swimming up :)


The grade are starting out the year learning how to draw and paint Japanese Koi Fish. To the left are the steps that I give to my students to make drawing the koi fish easier.

Chinese Lantern

Chinese Paper Lantern Template Chinese New Year Lantern Template - Fun Lantern cutting project for Chinese New Year.

The Elementary Art Room!: Chinese Dragons

Kinder China Chinese dragons - symbol of good luck - marker and pastel with construction paper scroll ends

3rd grade ceramic Chinese Ming vase with 3D watercolor orchids; lesson by art teacher: Susan Joe

grade ceramic Chinese Ming vase with watercolor orchids; lesson by art teacher: Susan Joe

Chinese scrolls, 1st grade: students use water and tissue paper to create background (when dry the tissue paper comes off leaving a wonderful effect). Then brushed chalk from a curved piece of paper onto the background. Then added a cut out fish print they had made with a rubber fish. Finally printed their name in Chinese from foam board onto the black strips to complete!

Asian scrolls with cool fish arts and crafts project! Directions are written in comments section