Recycled Cardboard Robots in Grade Two

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I thought I would share these gorgeous robots my grade twos created using recycled cardboard and junky stuff they collected from home. I saw this idea on one of the many fabulous art blogs I check out but I can’t remember … Continue reading

Day 5 Self-Care Challenge: Date with YOU!

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Hey gorgeous- you did it! Welcome to DAY FIVE of the Art Lessons for Kids 5 day #SelfCareChallenge! If you signed up, check your inbox for today’s activity, daily truth card, green smoothie recipe and buddha bowl idea and remember to leave … Continue reading

Day4 Self-Care Challenge: Movement Time

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Almost done! Welcome to DAY FOUR of the Art Lessons for Kids 5 day #SelfCareChallenge! If you signed up, check your inbox for today’s activity, daily truth card, green smoothie recipe and buddha bowl idea and remember to leave your comment below … Continue reading

How to Draw a Realistic Eye


My students have always found drawing realistic eyes a challenge. I’ve seen it all from circles, dots, cat eyes, simple lines, to no eyes all! Teaching kids how to draw an eye, is an important lesson not only in observation but patience too.

With technology and YouTube so readily available to us, we have at our fingertips tutorials and lessons ready to inspire and teach. Check out this video and be sure to use it next time in class as part of your lesson. Definitely show the younger one to to inspire them with the possibility of what they can do.

Try This!

Why not get your students to create their own video tutorials as part of their authentic assessment piece?

 

How do you teach your students how to draw eyes? Please share what works for you in the comments below.