There are a lot of misconceptions about the Southern United States citizens. I find most of these misconceptions are formed by people who have 1. never visited the South and 2. overheard something from a "friend" about backwards Southern ways. There are plenty of backwards people in the South, just like there are anywhere else.… Continue reading Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead
My 1st graders learned about Jasper Johns, collage, and re-examined letters. We talked about how letters can make art! Then, since there are EXACTLY 26 students in the 1st grade we worked together to make an super awesome alphabet. We also talked about how orange is the opposite color from blue! So fun, and so… Continue reading Alphabet Art
A lot of us have been making little herds of zebras. Did you know there are three kinds of zebras? I think it is so amazing that even for something as special as a zebra there are still three different types. We've been working on Georgia Zebras in the first grade this week (Georgia Zebras… Continue reading The Zebra Project!
Last week, I posted a picture of my "Artists Go Beyond What Is Easy. . .Expected. . .Ordinary," which is essentially a "No-No" board similar to one many other art-teacher-bloggers have been posting in recent months. I was extremely impressed to see Phyl from There's A Dragon in My Art Room respond to the "No-No"… Continue reading When "No" Helps You Grow
Remember last year when my 2nd graders made Mr. Seahorses? Well, we did it again this year. Honestly, Eric Carle is my hero. And, these are so cute!