Rainbow Dot Forest

September 8, 2019 By

My students loved creating this forest of dot trees inspired by the inspirational book, The Dot, by Peter Reynolds. Supplies Needed: Various shades of tempera paint colors Brushes Large…

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Georgia O’Keeffe’s Poppies

October 7, 2013 By

  My First Grade students created these  Wonderfully Awesome Poppies  inspired by Miss Georgia herself.   The students first looked at the colors found in the poppies painting then started…

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Matisse: Yellow Sunflowers

August 15, 2019 By

Matisse’s early paintings were mostly interior scenes and landscapes. By the late 1890’s he stopped painting using the traditional techniques that many of his fellow artists were using. His…

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Matisse’s Pineapples

August 12, 2019 By

As a student, Henri Matisse began his lifelong interest in still life painting by making copies of masterpieces in the Louvre. Matisse painted Still Life on a Table, in…

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Matisse: A Still Life Study

August 7, 2019 By

Matisse loved creating beautiful still lifes containing flowers and bowls of fruit. These 3 art lessons, inspired by the artist Henri Matisse, are simple, successful and fun. Just like…

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Rocky Coastal Waters

July 14, 2019 By

Habitats: Rocky Coastal Waters – Acadia is a beautiful national park located in the state of Maine along the Atlantic Ocean. It is a destination your students will love…

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Sea Shells

July 13, 2019 By

This sea shell art lesson introduces students to the beauty of sea shells while incorporating science. Children will learn about shells while creating fun, colorful art projects. They will…

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The Starfish

July 12, 2019 By

If you love to put your toes in the sand and hear the crashing waves then these are a couple of mixed media art lessons to warm your heart!…

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Fabulous Flamingos

July 12, 2019 By

Students created these fabulous flamingos with construction paper, painted paper, oil pastels, feathers and tempera paint. What you will need One 9″ x 12″ piece of pink construction paper…

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Tulips and Sprinkles

April 17, 2019 By

The warmth of a sunny spring day brings out all of Mother Nature’s beauties. Celebrate spring by creating these delightful painted paper tulip gardens. Supplies Needed White drawing paper…

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