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3rd - Tree house - students learned about the Canadian artist, Emily Carr before painting their sky. They used different shades of green for their Foreground, Middle Ground and Background.  Students looked at artwork with trees by several artists. Each artist expressed the tree form in a different way. They learned to paint trees, then constructed a special tree house.

Third Grade students learned about the Canadian artist, Emily Carr before painting their sky. They used different shades of green for thei.

A must do! I need to try this asap!

Grade 4 Paper Relief Sculpture (Has been done with post-its, but can be done with squared paper and glue)

The kids use cut-up paint chips to create their mosaic masterpieces. Could also use construction paper

I haven't jumped on the paint chip bandwagon, but I like this one. The kids use cut-up paint chips to create their mosaic masterpieces.

Inspired by Emily Carr: Tree Craft- could use for our winter habitat

Inspired by Emily Carr: Tree Craft

Hands & name memory project! Great for Halloween school party!

How cool is this project? From The Kessler School website on Artsonia! add a dia de los muertos skull.

Vincent van Gogh for Kids

Post-Impressionism for Kids - Creating Movement Exercise: van Gogh techniques for kids. Students will learn how to color or paint and make it look like there is movement within the picture.

Landscape Inchies Part 1

Landscape Inchies Part 1 (that artist woman)

Geography for Kids: Getting to know the Canadian Landscape through art from that artist woman: Landscape Inchies Part 1 ( mini USA landforms idea)

Week 2: "Winter Animals Theme" Polar Bear and Northern Lights Drawing/Painting

Diepvriesexpeditie - Polar Bears and the northern lights. Artist chalk polar bear on blue, background chalks on black. Trees tempera black and snow tempera white before bears are glued.

Positive / Negative Space

Positive/Negative Space Design After a full quarter of the year already over, my walls are full of color again. My Art 1 students are mos.

Abstract Name 4th grade art

Check out student artwork posted to Artsonia from the Name Design project gallery at Whitney Elementary School.

Students follow same directions but make different masterpieces!

After the usual this is how to enter the art room, how to work in the art room, how to clean up the art room speech, I had the kids do an as.