Portraits 2017

Portraits 2017

I always get a kick out of portrait making with kids whether we are studying the placement of the features  on the face for the first time or learning how to draw the actual shapes. It’s always interesting to see how young children approach creating a face at...

Magnetic Plate Places

For this project, we summoned all our imaginative powers to create a special land or adventure place we would like to travel. We traveled these space with little magnetic characters, also of our own creation. Materials: Sturdy Paper Plates Markers Paintbrushes...

Miniature Books

Making Miniature Books was a fabulous success. This is a great open-ended art project. Well the art is open-ended with a twist of product at the end which makes for a great balance. You can use whatever supplies you have on hand. WE used markers, oil pastels, collage...

Celebrating Spring: Birds

First I must credit the amazing Patty at Deep Space Sparkle for the inspiration and foundation lesson plan. You can visit her online shop for amazing art lesson plans at amazing deals. And no she didn’t pay me to say that!! Patty mostly works with K-6 grade and...

Art & Science: Light

One of the things I love most about my job is that I create my own curriculum. If I’m inspired by something I have free range to run with it. I do my best to pay attention to what my students enjoy and what is age appropriate and then follow my inspirational...