One-Point Perspective Spooky Landscapes
My example on light paper My example on black paper I know! My students were quick to point out that it wasn't October. But I have been doing quite a bit of animal themed projects lately and I was inspired by this wonderful One Point Perspective Lesson from SmART Class and this lesson by Shine Brite Zamorano inspired by this artwork . My students chose between black or light colored construction paper to set their mood. I used Natalie's incredibly helpful guidelines to help the children set…
"Henna Hands:" A Simple Multicultural Craft for Kids
With minimal supplies, kids experience the beauty of henna by creating their own henna hands. This simple multicultural art project is great for all ages.
Color It Like you MEAN it!
This project took a little while to complete because we created our books from the outside in! Students got to pick their sketchbook covers and they learned how to assemble a book. We used rafia for the binding, and a great thing about these books is that we can take them apart and add more pages as we need them. The books have a "hinge" so they fold back and lay flat, which was great for practicing portraits, value scales, and eyes in our books. There are tons of instructions for books…
Art Trading Card Template · Art Projects for Kids
This works as a great prompt for ATC ideas. The template has the animals, you need to provide the drawings.
Aboriginal Inspired Fibre Sculptures
As indigenous art is a significant and important part of the study of Australian art, I inevitably teach several lessons a year centr...
Spider Web Art for Kids
The other day my mum (and the kids' beloved Nana) came over to hang out. I thought that we could all do some art, as being creative together provides time for chatting, learning, connecting and bonding. Not only would we end up with some lovely artwork but also memories of togetherness that will last a lifetime. I'd been saving some watercolour paper to create something cool with for a while, and thought we could use it to paint some vibrant watercolour spider-web designs. You'll need…
My Top 6 Halloween Art Lessons - Art Teacher in LA
Here are a few of my favorite Halloween Art Lessons for Kindergarten-4th Grade. Full step by step directions and supply lists are in each link.
Student Samples of the Two Point Perspective Tree House
Love the way these tree houses turned out! Please see the previous post to see how I taught the kiddos and other inspirations for this project (click here). Here are other examples of from the rest of the class. (click here)