Mexican Aztec Suns

September 3, 2018 By

Ancient people, like the Aztecs, knew the importance of the sun in their lives but did not understand what it was. The ancient Aztec religion was highly focused on…

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Cave Art Paintings

September 1, 2018 By

Students love creating cave art paintings! Lots of art materials are used for this layered project. I like to have my students create these projects at the beginning of…

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Weaving on Straws

June 12, 2018 By

I have been doing this project for years with my students, and every year my students say how much they love this project. The simple set up and bright…

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Bird Nests

March 30, 2018 By

Spring is one of my favorite seasons to celebrate. What is not to love? I find the beautiful flowers starting to bloom and green grass exploding with color, gives…

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Happy Sun Rays

February 19, 2018 By

  The sun will come out! Do you need to reintroduce a warm and cool concept in a colorful way? Here is a fun lesson that incorporates line and…

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Valentine’s Day Owls

February 4, 2018 By

To celebrate Valentine’s Day my 3rd grade students created these fun, colorful owls. Supplies needed: Sulphite drawing paper Oil Pastels or Crayons Watercolors, Brush and Water  Painted Paper or…

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