ArtPrize is here once again – hope you get a chance to visit one of the largest, coolest art shows around! Fellow art teacher at Alward Elementary, Maggie Bandstra, has a piece in ArtPrize again this year – be sure to look her up too! Follow this link to Maggie’s “GR Celebration” and venue [...]
Archive for September, 2011
Third graders are finishing up a fish project this week. We focused on shape and pattern and finished with lots of beads for extra sparkle and texture. Our inspiration was a new art room book, Trudy Harris’ “Pattern Fish”.
Fourth and Fifth graders have been busy making their sketchbooks this week. Their sketchbooks are kept in the art room are used for taking notes about projects, thinking through art ideas, and just for fun drawings. We also learned how to do some new Zentangles to try in our sketchbooks.
First Graders are finishing up a new project – sweet little chicks! We learned about collage and following directions while creating this cute project. This project is adapted from Nicole Siebert’s “Innovative Art Projects for Children”.
Caught these girls reading during recess outside my art room door. Isn’t that great?!
Couldn’t resist showing you a few more of the owls that all my classes made this first week of school!
We are back to school today; it is good to see all those smiling faces! My kiddos were happy to get busy with a fun line, shape, color, and pattern review project to get the creative ideas hopping – and these owls did the trick. Whoooo wouldn’t love drawing up a few of these?
Mystery Teacher! Once upon a time, not so very long ago, there was a sweet little girl who LOVED to eat pepperoni pizza. It was her very most favorite food, and I believe she would eat pepperoni pizza for breakfast if her mother would let her! This little girl also had a favorite color [...]
I am privileged to share my room with an awesome new art teacher – Mrs. Celine Nienhouse! Mrs. Nienhouse will teach all of our Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten classes at Georgetown this year. Here are some very cool things to know about Mrs. Nienhouse: Her favorite color is grass green, but she says she is also [...]