Students learn how to draw the main character in a book in a step by step lesson. After a story book has been chosen, the illustration is created using basic drawing skills, often adding fun details with card stock or paste paper cutouts. The book Nerdy Birdy by Aaron Reynolds is the star of this…
Beginning by painting the map of NH, students work together adding post cards of popular places, native animals with clay, clothes-pin Native Americans or Colonial People of NH, and many other possibilities when learning about the state we live in.
1/16, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, or a whole? Using parts of a whole to create a garden mural is one of the ways to have fun when learning about fractions!
Are you studying NH or learning about Map Making? In this project, students first worked as a group to design a map of NH on a large canvas adding mountain ranges, lakes, forests, etc. with paints. Then we gather together again to create post cards pretending to write to someone about their visit to one…
Students study rock formations and put their knowledge to the test when they create their own books about how rocks are formed. The students design an illustration for each of Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic rocks.
Students learning about wave forms put their art to work using card stock strips and self-made sea creatures to create troughs and crests for the image that their sea life is diving in and out of. A fun hands-on approach of a natural reaction in our wondrous sea!
A Map of My Town
Take a guided tour to learn about the history of your town. Then create a map of your town with the information you’ve gathered. This is a great history lesson about how your community was built.