This week's Lesson Plan Wednesday is Mr. Senecio. Who doesn't love a great project about Paul Klee?!. I would suggest this project for Kindergartne/1st grade students (I prefer Kindergarten). This is a great way to review shape recognition AND to allow student an opportunity to play and discover color with paint. My Kinders really enjoyed… Continue reading Lesson Plan Wednesdays: Mr. Senecio
This week's Lesson Plan Wednesday is Origami Village Dioramas. I would suggest this project for 5th grade or older (my 5th graders do this). This is a lesson I modified from Blick Art Materials based on the supplies I have available in my classroom. I like this project a lot because it incorporates origami, sculpture,… Continue reading Lesson Plan Wednesday: Origami Village Dioramas
I have SO enjoyed the give and take of sharing lessons back and forth with all of you. I've continued to write out all of my lesson plans (I've gotten down to a science, y'all!). And man, no my LP library is big. I can't believe how many lessons (that are my own) that I… Continue reading Lesson Plan Wednesday: Color Theory, Op-Art Hands
My OctoPirateThis past weekend, I attended the American Craft Council show. It. Was. Amazing. One of the things I like best about art is the infinite ways in which it is constantly being interpreted. I love that I saw so many things that I had never even thought-of/heard-of before!The art educator in me loved that… Continue reading OctoPirates!
I know when I peruse the internets for lessons, I'm looking for pictures. There may be a great lesson plan, but if it has no pictures, I pass it over. As a visual art teacher, I need the visual. So, in the spirit of knowing what moves me, here are some pictures from a workshop… Continue reading What The Soap Resist Method Looks Like