Art and Science Make a Great Combination

I think it’s so important that we connect our art lessons with the core subjects happening in the classrooms. With a little creativity it’s amazing how we can create fabulous and engaging art lessons that help support the learning in … Continue reading

Chagall Inspired Dreaming in Grade Two

Back by popular demand, I decided to do the Chagall inspired dreaming project again with my second grade class this year. This time the kids did their drawings on 12×18 paper which meant more space!  To see the lesson outline … Continue reading

Cave Art Comes Alive!

 There are certain units in art class that take on a life of their own and just GROW!  My Cave art unit turned out even better than I had anticipated and grew into a Pre-K – Grade 5 theme due to the … Continue reading

Gorgeous Native American Art in Grade 2

I am thoroughly enjoying this integrated culture unit with the grade two homeroom! They have been studying culture and we have been supporting the unit by looking at culture from an art perspective. Our inquiry has focused on how symbols are used … Continue reading

The Inspired Teacher Monthly- Are you in?

  New for 2017! This idea has been in the works for quite some time now thanks to the many emails I receive from lovely art teachers all over the world asking if they could have a glimpse of my life as … Continue reading