Monday, October 31, 2016

Abstract Haunted Houses

1st grade made haunted houses to celebrate the Halloween season! They learned the difference between realistic and abstract art and practices using curved lines to create a whimsical design.

Artist: n/a
Elements: Line, Shape
Concepts: Abstract, adding details, curved and wavy lines.
Materials: black construction paper, construction paper crayons

Happy Pumpkin Collage

Kindergarteners learned how to paint a pumpkin using warm colors. The next class, they cut out their paintings and added a stem and a face. After gluing on their teeth, students used construction paper crayons to decorate.

Artist: n/a
Elements: Line, Shape, Color
Concepts: Drawing large, collage, cutting
Materials: large dark blue paper, black and white paper, green paper, tempera paint, construction paper crayons, glue, scissors

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Fire Safety Poster Contest

This October, students participated in a Fire Safety poster contest. I had to send them all in to the judges, and made sure to take pictures of my favorites since I knew I wouldn't be getting them back. The students were only allowed to use four colors. Here's what they came up with!