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Kindergarten Snails

Kindergarten artists worked with Model Magic to create these wonderful snails. The artists had so much fun coloring their white model magic with markers before creating their snails. Students learned how to knead the marker color into their clay to create bright colors. They also worked on rolling the clay into a ball and creating a [...]

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Continue Reading Add comment May 28, 2014

Kindergarten Self-Portraits

Kindergarten artists created these special self-portraits to give their moms for Mother’s Day. The artists learned that a self-portrait is a drawing or painting of themselves. I love the innocence of Kindergarten drawings, and knew their moms would love their drawings too.  I struggled with directing the students too much so all the portraits looked [...]

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Continue Reading Add comment May 14, 2014

Kindergarten Butterflies

Kindergarten artists studied the art of Eric Carle. They read many of his books and learned how he created his art. After painting papers in either warm or cool colors, the artists cut their papers to create these Spring butterflies.

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Continue Reading Add comment April 4, 2014

March Came in Like a Lion!

What a winter we have been having here at Georgetown Elementary! We are so ready for Spring, but Kindergarten artists decided that March has come in like a lion. To celebrate, they created these great lion collages. Lions were fun to create, but we are hoping that March goes out like a lamb!

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Continue Reading Add comment March 25, 2014

Hoooot! Kindergarten Owls

Georgetown Kindergarten Artists were busy in the art room painting white owls after reading the story, The Little White Owl by Jane Chapman. Cool paint colors were chosen for the background and the artists worked on their outlining skills to make their owls stand out on the page. (This lesson was inspired by a lesson [...]

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Continue Reading 2 comments January 19, 2014

We Can’t Wait To See You!

The Georgetown Art Room is all spiffed up and ready for another year of creating beautiful art!  We can’t wait to see all of you!  Here’s a peek at the art room….see you later this week!  - Mrs. Brouwer & Mrs. Persch

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Continue Reading 4 comments September 1, 2013

Welcome to the Georgetown Elementary Art Room!

Welcome to the Georgetown Art Room!  Your art teachers, Mrs. Persch and Mrs. Brouwer, have been busy getting the art room ready for the new school year and creating awesome new art lessons.  We are looking forward to seeing you in September! For a look at some of the things we create in the art [...]

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Continue Reading 1 comment July 26, 2013

Last Day of Kindergarten Art

It has been an amazing year with these Kindergarten students! It was hard to say goodbye, but I made them all promise they would say “Hi” to me when they see me in the hallways next year. We celebrated our last day by going outside and drawing with sidewalk chalk. We got a little messy, but [...]

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Continue Reading Add comment June 6, 2013

Kindergarten Frogs

After reading a story about a tadpole that turns into a frog, Kindergarten artists were busy in the art room drawing and painting frogs with watercolor pencils. They had so much fun watching the color pencil turn into paint when they added water. The students have grown so much this year in their drawing skills. The frogs were a little [...]

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Continue Reading 2 comments June 3, 2013

Kindergarten Spring Flowers and Bugs

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Kindergarten artists are trying to bring some Spring to our school by painting large flowers. Each artist drew a large flower then chose warm or cool color paints to mix and paint their petals with. They then chose their favorite insect to draw and color with markers to add to their flowers. We were hoping the Kindergarten flowers [...]

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Continue Reading 2 comments April 28, 2013

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