It has been a very busy week with my first assignment for my new grad class and progress reports… so glad to be having fun in the classroom with my students as they are working on lots of fun projects. Here is a quick glimpse at what we are working on right now:

Kindergarten/First Grade:

Abstract Texture Rubbings using Implied and Real Texture

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2nd Grade:

Abstract Watercolor Paper Weavings

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3rd Grade:

Kandinsky Inspired Radial Weavings

(I totally stole this from Cassie Stephens!)

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Squares With Concentric Circles by Wassily Kandinsky

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It took us all class period today to get the warp strings on… a few were able to start adding the weft. We will continue next week.

4th Grade:

Kandinsky Inspired Mixed Media

IMG_4695My Demonstration

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We will finish with oil pastels next class period

5th Grade:

Wheels Don’t Have To Be Round…

(Color “Wheels” with Tints and Shades)

(This project is from http://pubdev.ipaperus.com/ArtsandActivities/AAApril2012/)

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Some are closer to finished than others. Next class will be spent doing a second layer, neatening and when paint is dry students will retrace lines with black sharpie.

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