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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Stunning Still Life

I set up a still life in the art room and we worked on it in several grades. The kids really liked it & wanted to eat the plastic fruit! Here are some of our results.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Pinwheels for Peace

Every year we celebrate the International Day of Peace (September 21st) by creating an art installation of pinwheels in front of our school. Every student creates a pinwheel. Our wonderful PTO helps students assemble them and our music teacher works with students to learn a song of peace and sign language. It is a great event and our school district made a video this year. Here are some of the pictures and the link to the video.

Friday, September 4, 2015

Peace Day bulletin board

Here are some close up pictures of some of the writing the kids have done for our bulletin board. They have a lot of wise words to share that the world can learn a lot from! 

Preparing for peace day!

Students are working hard on their pinwheels for peace & other peace day projects. One of the activities the students are enjoying is this interactive bulletin board. Students are writing on a post it note what peace means to them & then placing it on our bulletin board. They have had some great responses! 

Friday, August 7, 2015

Back to school Bulletin Board

I always love doing 3d bulletin boards. I saw an example I loved online with the thinking out of the box theme & had to create my own design. I'm really pleased with the results!

Monday, August 3, 2015

Getting the art room ready!

I went to set up my classroom last week & decided to add some new decorations! It's always fun to come up with creative ideas for the art room! It's still a work in progress, but I'm loving it so far! 

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Arts in school night (continued...)

There are so many pictures from our art show, I just have to keep posting!
2nd Grade work

Chalk Pastel Pumpkin with Glue outline on black paper

Beautifully done! This project was a combination of Picasso and Matisse- Based on the book "When Pigasso met Mootisse"

More 2nd Grade art work

3rd Grade artwork of Peacocks, Trees in Charcoal and tempera, Van Goghs chair, and our Tints & Shades Icecreams

Wayne Theibaud cakes from 1st & 2nd Graders

Love the craftmanship in this students work!

3rd Grade Op art, perspective drawing, Van Gogh chairs, and Tints & shades icecream

4th Grade Landscapes and Geometric art

More Arts in school night

Even more pictures of our Arts in school night!
 4th Grade Geometric Art & Landscapes in watercolor

 Charcoal and tempera trees, and Geometric art

 Beautiful Landscapes!

Circle Weavings, Birch Tree Paintings, and Icecream