Clay Curriculum The following are the Power Standards that I follow during the month of January. In January, all elementary teachers in our district are working with clay at the same time. We do not spread it out through the year. We do all grade levels in one month. Do you now understand my Clayfobia? Coffee Filter Butterfly Ages preschooler Using craft sticks and fabric scraps, kids can create this fun and pretty flower garden activity with recycled materials – perfect for Earth Day. by Amanda Formaro
Rainbow Batik I saw this wonderful project at this great site Pink and Green Mama (a favorite of mine)- as soon as I saw the project, I just had to try it out with Holly as this was right up her alley. When I showed her what we were doing, she was very excited. We started with a white cloth napkin and if she enjoyed this project we would later tackle something larger like an apron or book bag. This was just the right size for now though. You take your Elmers Gel Glue and draw a design all over your fabric.
Fine Motor Painting Activity We love painting in unique and fun ways. This simple activity is no exception. It is perfect for developing hand eye coordination and those all important fine motor skills. Your utensil drawer is the perfect place to find all the items you need for this simple Fine Motor Painting Activity.
Lessons Please download some (or all) of our 100% free premium Art Ed lesson plans. They’re all in a simple and easy to download/print 1-page PDF format. Don’t forget to check back often for updates as we’ll be posting at least one new lesson plan every week! Cupcakes! What fun...so easy! These directions break down making these cupcakes into easy to understand steps. After seeing these cute ceramic cupcakes on several blogging posts, I decided to try them myself. The project took 2, 40 minute classes.The results were fantastic! How to Make Your Own Jellyfish June 15, 2011 at 2:29 pm , by Michelle Rubin SOURCES Bowls: Target. Cardstock: WorldWin Papers. Ribbon: Heidi Grace Designs (sheer, small rickrack, medium rickrack), Making Memories (large rickrack), Offray (wired, yellow).
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Saige's hot air balloon project I've been beside myself all month wanting to post this blog but I have tried to be patient. I'm so excited to finally share this with everyone. Recently our PTA president contacted me about a grant she had found on the American Girl Website. The subject had to be hot air balloons. I had recently pinned a work by David Kracov and knew instantly that this would be the inspiration for the project.
Search results for sonia delaunay My 8th grade students just finished their final project and just in the nick of time as tomorrow is our last day of school. They created line drawings using colored pencils inspired by French artist Sonia Delaunay. Delaunay's work is a fine balance of color, shape and line as an abstract form of art. My students were really interested in her work as they saw posters hanging on my wall and in the hall of her work so I took a cue from their interest and decided to develop a lesson around her work. We focused on line first. Art Room 104: YAM: 3rd Grade Picasso Third grade teachers really jumped on board for my YAM activities. They created a two week unit in their classroom about art! Last week, they spent time studying different styles and mediums of art. This week they're talking about Picasso! They made some really awesome packets for students to use in the classroom and they've really impressed me! So, my connecting Picasso project is to make slab Picasso faces!
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis Fireworks of Glass The Art of Dale Chihuly Enduring Idea: Dale Chihuly turns ordinary glass into extraordinary works of art that inspire wonder and joy. In this unit of study, students learn how Dale Chihuly transforms ordinary materials into extraordinary works of art. They learn about the ancient art of glassblowing and consider ways that Chihuly gives back to the community through his work with youth at risk.