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

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