Warm Hands · Art Projects for Kids
This color lesson project is a fun study of warm, cool and complementary colors, and creates a colorful memento of a child’s hand as well. Bonus: Now includes an additional “Patterned Hands” project.
fab christmas idea #12
I love the simplicity of this paper Christmas tree. Kids of any age can create their own version of this tree, with littler ones only needing a bit of help with cutting (or they can tear the paper…
Teaching Students to Write Narrative Hooks | Book Units Teacher
Strategies for Writing a Story Beginning ~ Free lesson activities for teaching students to write a hook for their narratives.
Colorwheel Bouquet Art Lesson | Deep Space Sparkle
Colorwheel bouquet lesson is a great lesson to teach the colorwheel, reinforce cutting and pasting skills and sharpen color observation and recognition. I did this lesson with my Kinders.
Mandala Art Projects
The Mandala (Sanskrit for “circle” or “completion”) has a long history and is recognized for its deep spiritual meaning and representation of wholeness. Mandalas are found among the most ancient art forms created by human beings. Rock carvings found all...
60 Narrative Writing Prompts for Kids
1. Suppose you had invented a time machine. Write a story about what you did with it. 2. Write to tell of a day when you were the teacher. What did you do? 3. Write a story a…
Luau Party Ideas - DIY Crafty Projects
Check out all these great ideas for Luau Party Ideas. Everyone will love them. They will be talking about your party for years to come. Don't forget to take pictures
Making a splash with David Hockney
Students in third grade learned about the artist David Hockney. We focused especially on his California influenced pool paintings from the 60's and 70's. I saw a similar project on the blog "Kids Artists". The students were focusing on line, shape, and color while working on these. We also spent a good bit of time thinking about how our hair and body look different when submerged under water. The kids loved creating the look of weightlessness in their self portrait. Hockney used interesting…