First and second graders learned about the secondary colors, then created this cut paper collage with orange, green, and violet. The background (substrate) is black 9 x 12 construction paper. They were pleased with the results!
For Veteran’s Day my first and second graders created these patriotic sculptures. It is just strips of construction paper and punched out stars. They glued them onto a base that I painted blue prior to class. They loved doing this!
These construction paper masks were created by my third and fourth graders. We first had a lesson on the meaning of symmetry. Students then created their masks using only construction paper scraps-no drawing of anything was allowed. Every facial detail had to be glued on.
Fifth and sixth graders created these Zentangle pumpkins. First, we did a lesson on zentangling, and students practiced making at least ten different Zentangle designs with fine point black sharpies. Second, I gave them another lesson drawing pumpkins with sections, which they practiced also. They drew their best pumpkin on 9 x 12 watercolor paper,Continue reading “Zentangle Pumpkins”
First and second graders created these great jack-o-lanterns. First, they mixed red and yellow tempera paint on a paper plate to make orange, then painted an entire 12 x 18 white paper with this color. After drying, they drew pumpkins on the back (white side), cut them out, and glued them to a blackContinue reading “Multi Media Jack-o-Lanterns”
First and second graders created these beautiful trees. They first drew the trees with a pencil, then went over the pencil lines with oil pastels or crayons. Lastly, they created leaves with watered down tempera paint and sponge applicators.
A coworker wanted to try and design the winter windows, and since I was super busy, I agreed to it. She did a fantastic job, and together we painted all day to make it happen. The store is pleased with the result.