Snowflakes are an example of geometry in nature. Each snowflake has its own geometric pattern, repeated in radial symmetry. It’s no wonder that snowflakes are a favorite project in my classroom! All those budding 4th and 5th grade engineers love this project! We start with a 6″ square of paper, folded into two triangles, make […]Read more "Snowflakes"
Art is a concept that is difficult for kids to grasp. The subject of art covers a lot of territory, but it’s difficult to think past paintings and sculptures. I love to ask kids to brainstorm “what is art?” and see what they come up with in table-group discussions. I often don’t give a lot […]Read more "Art Is"