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!

4th grade Snow resist 

Fourth grade got another lesson in how to draw trees using the “Y” technique. Can you see the “Y’s”? Then they used white oil pastel to make the ground and the snow in the sky, and finally painted the entire paper with blue/purple watercolor. Beautiful!

5th grade Winter Prints

We brainstormed to think about words that came to mind when I told them “winter”. I showed them several Googled images of “winter images”, and they sketched out their ideas. The next day, they drew their sketches onto their styrofoam plates and then printed! Way to go!

3rd grade Polar Bears

These projects are so super cute! They were so excited to find out about what a resist meant!

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

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

5th 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 for the display at the Alvin ISD Rodeo SHow. All of the projects were selected based upon what the particular grade levels have already … 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