How do You Hide an Animal in Art Class?

How do you hide an animal in a grade 2 class? With camouflage of course and a little help from tracing paper! Grade 2 students were doing a UOI on adaptation which I thought connects perfectly to art because there … Continue reading

Me-Me Self-Portraits in Grade 2

I love teaching self-portraits! Not only do students get to know themselves much better, they also lose the fear of drawing a face, facial features and drawing a human. Once you teach some basic proportions rules, practice drawing features individually … 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