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Build 3D paper letters from a nifty font. Speaking of Fontstruct, I found something cool over there.

Build 3D paper letters from a nifty font

Punched Out is a free font that allows you to type letters, print, cut, fold, and glue to make 3D forms. Created by Tobias Sommer, it's available for download at Dafont or Fontstruct. I gave it a try while watching TV. It's a little tedious, but the result is fun! I printed the letters in gray, scored along the center of the dashed lines, and folded so that the printing ended up on the inside of each letter. Paintbrush Sorting Solved! Today I’d love to share a cheap, color-coded system to store your paintbrushes. The system is also student-friendly and will make keeping your brushes sorted a breeze!

Having already used recyclables as a storage solution in another area of my room, I began saving containers of multiple sizes. Professional Development for Art Teachers. Classes. Does this sound like you?


Hi, I’m Jessica Balsley, founder of The Art of Education. A few years ago, I found myself in your exact same shoes. I was looking for credits to renew my teaching license and was frustrated by the lack of PD opportunities available specifically for Art Teachers. This got me thinking… what Art Teachers really deserve is a place where they can take classes online, earn graduate credit, take electives towards a Master’s degree, renew their teaching license, and more… all with classes that are actually relevant to their classroom!

Better yet, what if they could do this from the comfort of home? Introducing AOE Classes. Art Projects » Freckle PhotoBlog. iTunes Project » Freckle PhotoBlog. Hands! » Freckle PhotoBlog. Back to school . . . » Freckle PhotoBlog. Another free time activity . . . » Freckle PhotoBlog. Something fun is coming . . . » Freckle PhotoBlog. I’m loving this . . . » Freckle PhotoBlog. Art Projects » Freckle PhotoBlog » page 2. 15 Fine Art Projects for Kids. Lessons from the Art Room. Art Activities and Lesson Plans. Creative art-focused activities for your classroom.

Art Activities and Lesson Plans

These lessons include resources for a variety of artistic mediums and subject areas such as special events and homework. Your creativity and ideas can help other teachers. Submit your art lesson plan or activity today. Don't forget to include additional resource documents or a photo. This indicates lesson plans located on The Teacher's Corner. Sidewalk Chalk Activities Grades: K-6th A few activities that use chalk to be creative and develop fine motor skills. Crayon Activities Grades: K-6th Grab a box of crayons for these fun activities. Finger Painting Grades: All A few activities that use finger paint as the creative medium. Online Art School-Free Elementary Art Lessons to Add Color to your Classroom or Fridge :)

An Art Teacher's Guide to Critique Artwork. New Page 1. A faithful attempt. Lascaux. The discovery of the monumental Lascaux cave in 1940 brought with it a new era in our knowledge of both prehistoric art and human origins. Today, the cave continues to feed our collective imagination and to profoundly move new generations of visitors from around the world. To celebrate this prehistoric wonder, the French Ministry of Culture and Communication's is pleased to present its latest multimedia publication – an update of the original Lascaux website, which was first put on line in 1998. The new site has been entirely reworked in both form and content, reflecting the latest advances in archaeological research. Visitors to the site are presented with a three-dimensional digital version of the cave, which allows them to go from room to room, completely immersed in the site. You are currently on the XHTML version of the website. Crystal Productions: Art Resources.

Social Studies - FREE Lesson Plans Activities Games Powerpoints Handouts - for Kids and Teachers. Lascaux Cave Art. Packing Tape Image Transfers. I love image transfers.

Packing Tape Image Transfers

It’s something I’m always using in my journals but there are so many other fun uses for them. All you need to make a transfer is a photocopy of an image or words and packing tape. You can also use printouts from a laser printer or magazine pages. Inkjets will not work because they are not heat based toner. So take some photos to the copy machine or tear some pages out of your favorite magazine to get started. Copper foil tooling & embossing. Photo at left: Steel number stamping.

copper foil tooling & embossing

(Stamp set shown in first photo) Goals Taking Shape. Note: the beeskneescousin is in the process of moving to our new home, Thanks for your patience during the transition Art SpacesTeachers of all sorts love seeing how others organize their space and visually inspire students.

Goals Taking Shape

Art Lesson Plan - Social and Political Issues in Art. Artful Adventures » Blog Archive » Watercolour Spray Inks. Posted by jude on Thursday, September 8, 2011 · 15 Comments Ever since I first heard about watercolour sprays, I’ve been wanting to try them out.

Artful Adventures » Blog Archive » Watercolour Spray Inks

The ones you can buy ready-made are I discovered quite expensive, so I decided to create my own using the new powdered water-colour inks I’ve recently treated myself to. Glogster EDU - 21st century multimedia tool for educators, teachers and students. Animoto - Video Slideshow Maker with Music. Lucas Simões. Styrofoam Cup Sculptures.

Don't Let the Pigeon... Many of my art lessons are inspired by children's picture books and Mo Willems is one of my favorite current children's authors!

Don't Let the Pigeon...

I remember the first time I saw his book Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! Tracing Shadows. Crafternoon: Watercolor Spray Paints. Today at Crafternoon, we made watercolor spray paint art. We were inspired by this post at Artful Adventures. We started with watercolors in tubes (found at our local art-supply store), which we diluted with water in little spray bottles (found in the travel cosmetics section of a local superstore). Then, we used a variety of objects to mask areas of our heavy watercolor paper — string, crocheted lace doilies, metal washers, coins, plastic stencils, s-hooks, foam letters and shapes, etc. We sprayed and spritzed. When we got pools of paint, we picked up the paper to let the colors run, or blotted the pools with paper towels. The spray bottles were challenging for some of our younger artists (kindergarten age) to manipulate. Theater Games for Art Class. The Calvert Canvas: Adventures in Middle School Art! Relief sculpture is an art form that is midway between painting and sculpture in the round.

The Calvert Canvas: Adventures in Middle School Art!

It is a process in which the subject stands out or projects a surface from the background. The surface can be several levels including high relief (deep or almost in the round) or low relief (shallow) or anywhere in between. To create their relief sculptures, seventh graders first learned about the difference between shape and form. A shape is two-dimensional (it has height and width) whereas a form is three-dimensional (it not only has height and width but also depth). Students experimented creating forms out of basic paper shapes by rolling, bending, folding and gluing them. The final pieces: The smARTteacher Resource: Graph Art.