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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A huge thank you to everyone who visited our annual District Art Show this week! We had a fantastic turn out – we packed the City Hall reception room! Thanks to all of you for your support of our art program. Here’s a last look at the show! And one more….from our Principal, Mrs. [...]
After reading Penguins by Liz Pichon, Kindergarten artists created their own penguins with crayons and watercolor. In the story the penguins in the zoo find a camera and use it to take pictures of themselves. The camera gets returned to the owner and has many pictures of penguins on it. The students created pictures of their [...]
There isn’t any snow for us to go outside and build a snowman, so why not build a snowman in the art room? That is exactly what the Kindergarten artists did! Students had a fun class exploring with model magic to create their snowmen. They turned out so cute, and now they can say they [...]
Kindergarten artists created these fireflies in the style of Eric Carle to support our school SPARK project where we raised money to send solar powered lanterns to teachers in Uganda. Each teacher in our building read the story The Lonely Firefly by Eric Carle to introduce SPARK to the students. Kindergarteners learned about Eric Carle’s art and [...]
Kindergarten artists read the book The Gingerbread Mouse by Katy Bartun then created their own gingerbread houses out of paper, crayons and paint. They enjoyed drawing the candy on their houses and painting on “frosting” with white paint. All of the gingerbread houses can be viewed on Artsonia.
Kindergarten artists worked hard creating their circle trees. After learning about shape, they had to cut, draw and stamp circles to create their trees. They did a fabulous job! Their artwork was on display in the hallways during conferences, and is on display at the Artsonia website.
Mrs. Persch and I have been busy uploading new student artwork to Artsonia – the world’s largest on-line art gallery! We have over 500 works of art from every grade on display in Georgetown’s gallery. Please visit the Artsonia site and browse our masterpieces, and don’t forget that you can get your child’s [...]
Kindergarten artists had fun creating their own dots with watercolor after reading The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds.