My third grade artists always learn coil pot building for their clay project. This year I switched it up a bit, and the coil pots became bird nests. We squeezed “twigs” through garlic presses to finish the tops of our pots – this was a big hit with my third graders! glazing our nests [...]
Georgetown’s Kindergarten Art Teacher, Mrs. Nienhouse, began a beautiful little cardinal project with her kiddos today. They’re not done yet – can’t wait to see what they add next time! I love this one with the little musical notes!
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”.
First Grade artists are finishing up a project inspired by Lois Ehlert’s winter story, “Snowballs”. We created a cardinal collage and learned about the French word, collage, or “to glue” along the way! The cardinal was made by folding a red construction paper circle in half like a taco – and in half again [...]
Second grade artists have been reviewing landscapes this past week – new words for our Word Wall include: collage, foreground, middleground, and background! First we tore map pages from an old atlas – and spent some time exploring different parts of the world. (I’m so glad my students find maps as fascinating as I do!) [...]
Here are a few pix of my work at Thistle Gallery! Visit my Valley View Farm Fibers blog for more!