Sunday, October 29, 2017

KG Fall Trees

Kindergartners identified small, medium and large sized circles to trace and cut out assembling a fall themed classroom tree.


Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Painted Tubes: Part 2

Here is the final cardboard tubes project assembled on the stair railing.

CLICK HERE for the first post about this 3rd, 4th and 5th grade collaborative project.



Secondary Owls

2nd Graders created a fall themed owl project using secondary colors.  After sponge painting a background, students used a brush to paint feathers and the silhouette of a tree branch, spider web and bat.  Once dried they used construction paper to assemble an owl wearing either a witches hat or a sleeping cap.





Primary Monsters

Kindergartners used primary colors and simple shapes
to cut, draw and glue MONSTERS!



5th Graders created Color Wheel Eyes!

First students identified and labeled a 12 part color wheel using crayons. Then they painted the primary, secondary and intermediate colors onto a larger color wheel paper which they divided into 12 equal parts using a ruler. After their papers dried, students cut out a large white circle for the sclera, their color wheel for the iris, and a small black circle for the pupil.  Then “skin” was glued on top with the addition of black eyelashes.








Monday, October 9, 2017

Hanging Pumpkins

3rd grade students turned a flat shape into a fat form to create a round pumpkin!

First students added some texture to their papers by rubbing different shades of brown, yellow and orange using crayons.   


Then using a ruler, students drew straight lines evenly spaced across the back of the paper. 


After cutting out the lines, students then picked 12 strips of paper to have hole punched at the ends and connected with a brass fastener.  


Brown paper was used for a stem and green chenille stems twisted for their pumpkins vine.  Adding facial features to turn their pumpkin into a jack o’lantern was optional.


Painted Bats

1st grade painted recycled rolls black during one art class.  Then during their next art class I folded down the ends of the rolls while students cut out bat shaped wings using zigzag lines.  After gluing the wings onto their rolls, students used white paint to add eyes and mouth features to complete their bat.