Geometry Unit and Symmetry Activity
I really wish that I would have taken more pictures throughout our geometry unit. There are so many creative ideas out there to help solidify these concepts for kids. A few of the activities we did included: building various 2D and 3D shapes using marshmallows and toothpicks modeling various types of lines using pretzels (for the lines), M&Ms (for points and to create line segments), and candy corn (to show how the lines go on endlessly) creating foldables to remember different types of…
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All About Me Crayon
One of the first projects my first graders made were these “All About Me Crayons”. I had seen and taught this lesson probably 10 years ago and decided to revisit it. I can not remember…
Creating Artist Statements
This download is a handout that will help your young students begin putting into words how they feel about art. Take a peek at the results I had from 3rd and 4th graders here: Artists Statements
100 Color Challenge
I don't like to use up much time in class explaining things. I just don't. I would rather a mad frenzy than a bunch of yawns. I find it tricky to gets kids warmed up to the art classroom at the beginning of the year. At the grand opening of the Painting Center this year, we began work on a 100 Color Challenge. My hope is that by working with a partner in this color exploration my students will discover new ways to create colors and use these in their paintings throughout the year. So far…
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Back to School NO PREP Math and Literacy Packet (Kindergarten)
Dot…Dot NOT a LOT! Helping kids control those GLUE DOTS and build fine motor skills! TONS of hands-on activities for BACK TO SCHOOL!
7 Exciting Art History for Kids Projects that Made Me Say "WOW!"
This collection of exciting art history for kids projects will excite your students with creative process art at the same time as connecting with an artist from art history. These art history for kids projects are so clever!