WE CAN….make many, many kinds of lines! First graders learned about one of our most important art elements – LINE. They practiced making oodles of different kinds of lines, including zig-zag, mouse ears, roller coaster, castle, and cloud. After tracing their hands to create their “tree”, lines and color were added. Then they were challenged [...]
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Georgetown’s artists are busy creating beautiful works of art, and the artwork is…piling up! Mrs. Persch and I will be trying a new system this year to send your child’s artwork home. The art pieces that our artists have put their heart and soul into creating are often crammed into backpacks or folded into little [...]
Hello everyone – we are off and running with another year of creativity at Georgetown! This year is extra exciting because we have added another ART ROOM for Mrs. Persch – right next door to Mrs. Brouwer’s art room! Mrs. Persch teaches all four Kindergarten art classes, plus Mrs. Woodring’s 1st grade and Mrs. Greenlund’s [...]
Hello Georgetown Artists! Mrs. Brouwer and Mrs. Persch would like to welcome you to Georgetown! We’ve been busy getting two art rooms ready for you – yes, you read that right, TWO ART ROOMS! Mrs. Persch will also have an art room this year and will teach Kindergarten and one 1st and 2nd grade at [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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!
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 [...]
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