Warm/Cool Snowmen Paintings
In Art class, 3rd graders reviewed different types of lines; horizontal, vertical, zigzag, diagonal, dotted, dashed, and curved. They used different types of lines to draw the snowmen that you see. Next, 3rd graders reviewed the warm colors (red, orange, yellow) and cool colors (blue, green, purple) while painting their artworks. I have seen this lesson all over Pinterest and am not sure of where the orginal lesson came from. Whom ever you are, thank you!
Patterns for What If You Had Animal Teeth
Wow! I got such a great response from my activity! Click here if you missed it. Thanks so much for all of your wonderful comments! I’ve assembled the patterns…now I didn’t make teeth for all the animals…just the ones I thought my students would like and the ones I could successfully make with my shape tools in Power Point . I am not an artist. If anyone makes the other patterns, please share. Click the picture to grab your copy! I hope your students have fun with this activity!
Make Spooky Trees for Halloween Using Blow Art
Here’s a super fun and easy art project for kids to make this Halloween- straw blown spooky trees! Children will love creating these unique looking trees by blowing through a straw. Follow our Halloween for Kids Pinterest board! Have you ever tried blow art using straws and paint? It’s such a fun art technique that …
Wild and Wacky Weaving!
So many "W" words! We Weave our Warp with a Weft or a Woof! Weaving is Wonderful! Second graders folded paper in half, and used rulers to mark off 5 or 6 lines to cut. Then they "decorated" the warp with a pattern, gluing on colorful or patterned paper strips between the cuts in the paper. When the glue was dry, they chose ANOTHER pattern to weave with. Some kids repeated the same pattern, others chose something totally different. When weaving was complete, ends were glued down, and the…