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!
Students use paste paper and paint to create a classroom mural of what is happening over and under the earth.
Art all day? Sure! Prior to the scheduled day, projects are agreed upon and TONS of supplies are brought to your school to make an exciting day filled with art. Different projects are set up in each classroom for groups to rotate in and out of or a large room could have stations for the…
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…
So much fun to play with!
In this particular puppet creation students had been reading different gingerbread man stories and got to work adding buttons, ric-rac, pom-poms, etc. to their pre-sewn hand puppets to design their own gingerbread man to… run, run, as fast as they can!
*Puppets come to class all sewn and ready for the students to add to them for their special play pal to re-enact the story themselves.
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!
After reading the book, ‘Papa, Please Get The Moon For Me’, by Eric Carle, students used popsicle sticks to create a ladder for themselves to climb to the moon!
Students create jar lanterns by gluing colored tissue paper to glass jars and enjoy the glow by adding a battery operated tea light to them.