New Classroom Decor

The beginning of the year bulletin boards and new door decor is up! Silly me for making the door look like a chalk board,  and actually using chalk! DUH! Not the smartest thing I’ve ever done. White paint marker to the rescue!           I need more wall space!!! Advertisements

Pop Art with Claes Oldenburg

We started a Pop Art unit where all classes learned about awesome artists from this fun and whimsical art movement! We looked at Claes Oldenburg, Andy Warhol, Roy Litchenstein, and Keith Haring who was inspired by them. Kindergarten and 2nd graders focused on Claes Oldenburg and specially his food sculptures. Kinder made these super awesome … Continue reading

Pop Art with Roy Litchenstein

All classes learned about the Pop Art era of the 1960’s featuring artists like Andy Warhol, Roy Litchenstein, Claes Oldenburg, and Keith Haring that was influenced by them. 4th grade focused on Roy Litchenstein and we made the lesson steer toward Language Arts by having them focus on onomatopoeia. First they learned how to make … Continue reading

Roy Lichtenstein Self-Portraits (Part 2)

5th graders do very special projects that no one else in the school does. So for their projects we started with the same color lesson as the younger grades, then watched the same video as grades 2-4 on artist Roy Lichtenstein. Then I took a close up photograph of all the 5th graders, printed them … Continue reading

Roy Lichtenstein Self-Portraits (Part 1)

Grades 2-5 studied the same color theory as Kindergarten and 1st, but being older, their lesson was extended to learn about other artists. Namely, Roy Lichtenstein.  We watched a video about his art, and then we made some art! We have a campus wide effort to improve the positivity among children, to make them aware … Continue reading