Fish or pirhana. Fold paper in half, then fold bottom half back out. Then unfold paper and extend fish, add teeth to turn into a pirhana. What a FUN project for graders! Draw a fish and decorate with line.
In class we discuss what is a symbol versus a pattern? What is a complex pattern? What is a motif? These fun folk art landscapes combine both concepts. Fifth grade students looked at the work of artist Heather Galler's stunning folk art paintings.
Clay Owl- Make the cutest Ornament - If you are tired of the kids bringing home lovely, but questionable art projects, then it is time you did something about it. Break out your art supplies because your family is making a barn owl out of clay!
goood art lesson and exercise ;) Picasso warm/ cool portrait project This may be a good alternative assignment to the college assignment that I was thinking about. It would be teaching warm and cool colors as well as Picasso.