Jazz Monoprints

Black History Month is upon us! We learned about the history of Jazz music! Starting in New Orleans by African-American musicians, the kindergarteners and first graders listened´╗┐ to New Orleans style jazz and identified the instuments they heard. After compiling a list of instruments they were given, and then used brayers to roll out the … Continue reading

Kinder Printed and Collaged Cities

Oh the mess! Printmaking and five year olds is not an easy task. You would have taught I’d learned my lesson with our Black History Month project. Guess I’m glutton for punishment, but here we are again. Learning about the artist Romare Bearden, what skyscrapers were and how fast the art teacher can move around … Continue reading

Kinder & 1st mosaics

The littlest artists in our school first went out side and looked at the mosaic that the Art Club and I made a few years back. And I explained that mosaics were made of a bunch of little pieces of material that all together made a much bigger picture. We looked at several different examples … Continue reading

Kindergarten Winter Trees

Kindergarten explored oil pastels and drawing trees using the “Y” technique, and the growth is amazing! The tree on the left was their first attempt, the tree on the right was their next attempt! When they were done drawing we covered the paper with blue bleeding tissue paper and I gave the a spray with … Continue reading

1st grade Snowpeople

These first graders followed along with the teacher to draw the bodies of their snowpeople, and then were shown different examples of mouths they could draw. I love how fun these are!

1st grade Fall Sharpie Owls

First graders worked on their fine motor skills in this lesson by first tracing around a template of the owl with a Sharpie.  Then using hand to eye coordination they followed along with the teacher example when we added details to the owl, and then they colored the backgrounds black with permanent marker.  Once they … Continue reading

Color Wheel Birds

Kindergarten and first grades used pre-made circles, a few examples of mine, and watercolor crayons to make these awesomely cute color wheel birds. 2nd grade got a little more involved with the “baby birds” representing the tertiary colors.┬á Grades 3-5 Folded squares of paper then mixed primary colors to make these colorful peacock/turkey hybrids! Color … Continue reading

1st grade Rodeo ’16

For this year’s Rodeo, I’m challenging myself to have every single class in all of the grade levels working on something different so that there is more variety to pick from to be on display at the Alvin ISD Rodeo Show. All of the projects were selected based upon what the particular grade levels have … Continue reading

Kindergarten Rodeo ’16

All five of the kindergarten classes will be working on different Rodeo Art projects so that there is more variety for the show in January. Here they are! Monday: Tuesday: Wednesday: Thursday: Friday:

Art Station Day!

Every once in a while, some of the classes will finish a project ahead of some of the others. When that happens, the completed classes get to have Art Stations! It’s one of their favorite activities. The room is just completely a buzz with creation! Take a look!

 

 

 

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