Let kids paint their own rocks with different pictures and help them to create a story to share with others. This way it will keep everyone interested instead of kids just having to sit in one place and listen. This is a great "hands on" activity and visually appealing.
Teach students to draw some of the legendary animals of the First Nations tribes . Excellent Drawing Book for Native Art. With Over 80 instructional drawings of native art. You and your students will learn techniques in rendering classic northwest native drawings.
I just discovered this website for First Nations educational material done in a modern/traditional way. So impressed. I read a few of the books to my son at preschool today. Will be ordering Goodnight World for sure.
Painting in the style of Ted Harrison
There is a lot of Ted Harrison love at the school these days. Both Grades 2 and 3 are completing art projects based on his work. Ted Harrison is a well known Canadian artist famous for his use of line and color in his landscape paintings around his beloved Yukon home. This is an easy art project based on his work. MATERIALS REQUIRED: - watercolor paper or heavy weight sketch paper - watercolor, tempera, or acrylic paints - black paper - glue - scissors - reference photos (there are lots of…