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

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