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 … 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