The 3rd graders learned about value and how to add a color to white slowly, so that they could get a gradation of the color from white to the actual color!
Then we read the book, What Do Snowmen Do at Night? And we discussed the use of color in the illustrations of the snow and snowmen. They were amazed to see that the snow wasn’t just white. We made a list of all the things that the snowmen did in the book, and then they were told to just use white to paint what their snowmen were doing.
Once they were dry they added details using colored pencil.
Wonderful job 3rd graders!