In like a…

First graders made these fierce lions using oil pastel on construction paper. We revisited the elements of line and color, and experimented with color mixing as lines crossed over lines and colors mixed. We also introduced radial symmetry and talked about lions in their natural habitat. Advertisements

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Winter

Today, my first and second graders are creating monochromatic winter scenes, with red cardinals for a pop of color.   Even though they’re little guys, they can understand rhythm, and love seeing how rhythm in art and rhythm in music are similar.  They created a cool rhythm with different-sized birch trees and the patterns created […]

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