Flight of the Geese

Flight of the Geese

Flight of the Geese   Watercolor-Resist Landscape Drawings Lesson Summary In this lesson, students learned about the Japanese style of printmaking known as ukiyo-e, the principles of seasonal migration, as well as warm and cool colors and wax-repel water color...
The Salamander Room

The Salamander Room

The Salamander Room   Slithery, slimy, and inspired by literature Lesson Summary During day one of this lesson, kindergarten students listened to a reading of the book,┬áThe Salamander Room, by Anne Mazer. They then created a thinking map as a class to brainstorm...
Celebrate Cakes!

Celebrate Cakes!

Celebrate with Cake!   Drawing & Collage Project for the 2nd Grade Lesson Summary After viewing the work of Wayne Thiebaud, “Cakes, 1963”, students discussed the concept of celebration and identified several different kinds of celebrations where...
Soft as Clouds

Soft as Clouds

Soft as Clouds   Mixed Media Sculpture Project for the 2nd Grade Lesson Summary Taking on the fascinating, temporal work of Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde, 2nd grade students sculpted beautiful sky-scapes that were displayed in the school library for all to see...
Light in Motion

Light in Motion

Light in Motion   Long Exposure Digital Photography Lesson Summary After viewing images of artwork created using long exposure digital photography and a discussion about the process that captured the blurring of light amidst stationary objects, students...