Jacob Hashimoto Inspired Installation in Grade One

  There are lessons and then there are LESSONS! This one has to be one of my top lessons EVER in the span of 20+ years of teaching children art. This says a lot and I put it right up … Continue reading

Fantastic Dots in Grade 1

The students have been working very hard creating large dots in the classroom. We began with the book The Dot, by Peter H. Reynolds and we were very lucky that there was an exhibition downtown featuring Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. … Continue reading

Crazy Towns and Cities in Grade One!

This was a great stand-alone lesson to do between units! The grade ones have been learning about communities in their classroom and I thought of supporting this unit with a quick, one lesson activity involving a sharpie pen and a … Continue reading