Second Grade artists have been enjoying Kevin Sherry’s books about squids, including his I‘m The Biggest Thing In the Ocean! They created their own big squids and painted them with tempera paint. The best part? Drawing all those cool TEXTURE squiggles in the wet tempera paint with a special rubber tipped squiggle brush. The hardest part? [...]
Georgetown artists have been using their creative ideas to fill a jar with something interesting. We’ve filled our jars with candy, cookies, fish, robots, toys, hair ribbons, sunglasses….just to name a few!
Second and third grade artists were excited to learn how to draw our school mascot, the Hudsonville Eagle. Go Eagles! GO EAGLES!
Second grade artists have been studying the work of American artist Faith Ringgold. They were intrigued by her famous Story Quilts and enjoyed reading the story and words that surround her quilts. Second graders learned how to weave paper to create their “quilt” and added stories about themselves to finish the piece. They created a [...]
Second grade artists had a blast cutting the “perfect” snowflake for their paper collage owls. They learned how to do a special “snowflake fold” and tried out some new scissor cutting techniques for making spectacular snowflakes. Aren’t these owls a hoooot! Like ‘em? See lots more on our ARTSONIA Museum site!
What’s a Koru? Ask a Georgetown second grade artist! They will explain that a Koru is a New Zealand Maori word that means “loop”. A koru looks like a fern frond or a spiral, and to the New Zealand Maori people the koru represents life, growth, strength, and peace. Second grade artists drew these beautiful [...]
Congratulations, Georgetown Artists! Here are the latest selections for our 2013 HPS Student Art Show. Thanks to our wonderful kindergarten art teacher, Mrs. Persch, for getting these masterpieces ready for the art show!
Second grade artists began their study of the culture of Australia and New Zealand by learning about some of the unique animals found in Australia. We read two of my favorite books by Sheena Knowles, Edward the Emu and Edwina The Emu. Second graders were also intrigued to see Mrs. Brouwer’s real emu egg! We were so inspired by [...]
Georgetown’s second grade artists finished up this final project before Christmas break. My smart second graders impressed me by recalling concepts that we learned as first graders – warm and cool colors, cubism, and even the famous artist, Pablo Picasso. And since they were learning how to use rulers in their classroom, second graders had [...]
Just in time for Thanksgiving….second grade artists have been reviewing line and pattern as they created these funky turkeys. Gobble gobble!