This lesson plan is based on the book “Tinga Tinga Tales,” which are based on African art and stories. I love the bright colors and designs! We used oil pastels on black construction paper. I emphasized use of texture, line, color, pattern, and variety. AdvertisementsRead more "Funky Chicken"
Primary students made fashion from African textile designs. Pants, dresses, and shirts are easy to make from basic geometric shapes. Students love the colorful fabrics, and this is a great way to talk about African culture.Read more "African Style"
One thing about teaching in a different school each day is that I get a lot of opportunities to change my lesson plans and try new things. A teacher at this school donated some leftover tissue paper, so we made these! Primary students have trouble with fan-folding, so I like to use that technique any […]Read more "… and more dragons!"
I revisited the Chinese Dragon lesson plan in another school today using colored construction paper because I had those supplies at that school. I really love the way these turned out! Aren’t they cool? The supplies I have to work with play a large role in what I can do for each school. I am […]Read more "Dragons, Revisited…and Funding an Art Program"