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

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.  Grades 3-5 Folded squares of paper then mixed primary colors to make these colorful peacock/turkey hybrids! Color … Continue reading

2nd grade Rodeo ’16

Monday: We used warm colors and painted with watercolor to make a sunset and then green grass. We then used oil pastels to make the sheep and shadows.  Tuesday: We used watercolor pencils to make these farm scenes. Wednesday: We used different shades of green to make our cacti then use watercolor paint to paint … 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

4th grade Rodeo ’16

All five of the 4th grade classes are doing different projects so there is more variety for the show in January. Here they are! Monday: Rooster Molas Bringing a bit of culture into the Western lesson, 4th grade learned about Panamanian Molas, and then made their own! This lesson reviewed different types of lines, and … Continue reading

3rd grade Rodeo ’16

This year for Rodeo, I challenged myself so that every.single.class!! was working on a different project. Though it was difficult to keep up with 30 different lessons all running simultaneously, it definitely made choosing the projects for the District Rodeo Art show much easier. Monday: This group worked on drawing their cacti from a worm’s … 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!

 

 

 

Art Rocks Y’all!

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3rd grade perspective farms

3rd graders farms in perspective for their Rodeo Art projects. They drew the scenery along with me, and then they were instructed to put their own spin on it and were told to use oil pastels or colored pencils to add the color. They were given brief lessons on how to use the materials and … Continue reading

Family Portraits 

As part of our self-awareness unit, the 1st graders made family portraits. The heads were pre-drawn using the inside of the masking tape roll, and then we talked about overlapping so the kids would draw complete bodies for a more realistic looking portraits.


  

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