Profile

Cover photo
Katie Morris
Attends University of Nebraska at Kearney
Lives in Kansas
46 followers|12,807,056 views
AboutPostsPhotosVideos

Stream

Katie Morris

Shared publicly  - 
 
Turtledove Visitor
I pulled in to the driveway after school and spotted this little visitor in my flowers. It sat there for a good half an hour while my husband mowed nearby and the boys and I watched from the front window. I love special moments with nature.
I pulled in to the driveway after school and spotted this little visitor in my flowers. It sat there for a good half an hour while my husband mowed nearby and the boys and I watched from the front window. I love special momen...
1
Add a comment...

Katie Morris

Shared publicly  - 
 
Photo Dump
I've been using the Artsonia app on my iPhone to publish student artwork so I haven't had as many photos to publish from my camera. I pulled some photos from Artsonia to put together a quick post. The first photo is of a collage by a Kindergarten student. T...
I've been using the Artsonia app on my iPhone to publish student artwork so I haven't had as many photos to publish from my camera. I pulled some photos from Artsonia to put together a quick post. The first photo is of a coll...
1
Add a comment...

Katie Morris

Shared publicly  - 
 
Primary Collages
Here are some collages ranging from 1st-3rd grade from last semester. You can see that some kids are still in the "scribble stage" of collage, while others play with composition and illustration. It's pretty fun to see the progression. Now that I've been us...
Here are some collages ranging from 1st-3rd grade from last semester. You can see that some kids are still in the "scribble stage" of collage, while others play with composition and illustration. It's pretty fun to see the pr...
1
Add a comment...
 
Everything is Awesome- Lego YAM Bulletin Board
 The Youth Art Month bulletin board at my primary school is Lego themed. Ever since I watched the Lego Movie, I've been wanting to use the "Everything is Awesome" theme for art. This was a good chance! I downloaded a free Lego font to print off the phrase. ...
 The Youth Art Month bulletin board at my primary school is Lego themed. Ever since I watched the Lego Movie, I've been wanting to use the "Everything is Awesome" theme for art. This was a good chance! I downloaded a free ...
1
Add a comment...
 
Kindergarten Color Mixing
For my student teacher's first lesson, she wanted to review and explore color mixing with Kindergarten students. She started by reading them the story Mouse Paint, which is always fun. Next, the students got to mix colors by shaking hands! Each student got ...
For my student teacher's first lesson, she wanted to review and explore color mixing with Kindergarten students. She started by reading them the story Mouse Paint, which is always fun. Next, the students got to mix colors ...
1
Add a comment...
 
1st Grade 2nd 9 Weeks
Here are a sample of some 1st grader's choice projects from the 2nd 9 weeks of the school year.  Wax resist was a popular technique.  Mixed media is also popular in my classroom. This student described a special fishing trip with his grandpa and wanted to p...
Here are a sample of some 1st grader's choice projects from the 2nd 9 weeks of the school year.  Wax resist was a popular technique.  Mixed media is also popular in my classroom. This student described a special fish...
1
Add a comment...
Have her in circles
46 people
lehutler Hutler's profile photo
Marcela Gallo's profile photo
Melissa Schulman's profile photo
Jeffery Morgan's profile photo
Brenda Eubanks's profile photo
Chris Woods's profile photo
Christine Smith's profile photo
Abby Schukei's profile photo
Casi Hamilton's profile photo
 
2015 Kansas Jr. Duck Stamp Program
6th grade Wood Duck that received an HM It was another successful year for my students in the Kansas Jr. Duck Stamp Contest! This is an annual project for my students, and students of the other elementary art teachers in my district. The Federal Jr. Duck St...
6th grade Wood Duck that received an HM It was another successful year for my students in the Kansas Jr. Duck Stamp Contest! This is an annual project for my students, and students of the other elementary art teachers in my ...
1
Add a comment...

Katie Morris

Shared publicly  - 
 
Catching Up and Story Quilts
Wow! It's been a long time since I blogged. It's been a little busy! My student teacher finished up, I tried to take an actual break for Spring Break, I started working on my garden, I've been working on a presentation about Visual Thinking Strategies and I...
Wow! It's been a long time since I blogged. It's been a little busy! My student teacher finished up, I tried to take an actual break for Spring Break, I started working on my garden, I've been working on a presentation about ...
1
Add a comment...
 
Color Theory and Painting Center Photos
The Blick challenge on the smARTteacher this month is to share photos of your classroom. I posted pictures of my painting center and they shared the color theory image on Facebook. Pretty soon after, there was a comment asking "Am I crazy? Why is yellow on ...
The Blick challenge on the smARTteacher this month is to share photos of your classroom. I posted pictures of my painting center and they shared the color theory image on Facebook. Pretty soon after, there was a comment askin...
1
Add a comment...

Katie Morris

Shared publicly  - 
 
Minecraft YAM
Tomorrow is the first day of Youth Art Month! Thursday I finished a Minecraft inspired YAM bulletin board at my intermediate school. I'm glad my student teacher suggested a Minecraft theme because I was stuck! I googled Minecraft bulletin boards and came ac...
Tomorrow is the first day of Youth Art Month! Thursday I finished a Minecraft inspired YAM bulletin board at my intermediate school. I'm glad my student teacher suggested a Minecraft theme because I was stuck! I googled Min...
1
Add a comment...

Katie Morris

Shared publicly  - 
 
Aprendiendo del Arte- Learning from Art
After school today I drove through the beautiful snow-covered Flint Hills to Manhattan for a two hour workshop at Kansas State University, Aprendiendo del Arte- Learning from Art . The guest speakers were Agustin Cruz Prudencia (Oaxacan wood carver), Cilau ...
After school today I drove through the beautiful snow-covered Flint Hills to Manhattan for a two hour workshop at Kansas State University, Aprendiendo del Arte- Learning from Art. The guest speakers were Agustin Cruz Prudenci...
1
Add a comment...

Katie Morris

Shared publicly  - 
 
3rd Grade 2nd 9 Weeks
We're taking a break from choice-based art as my student teacher has different requirements for her student teaching experience so I thought it would be nice to look back at some examples of projects my 3rd graders were working on in the 2nd 9 weeks of scho...
We're taking a break from choice-based art as my student teacher has different requirements for her student teaching experience so I thought it would be nice to look back at some examples of projects my 3rd graders were worki...
1
Add a comment...
People
Have her in circles
46 people
lehutler Hutler's profile photo
Marcela Gallo's profile photo
Melissa Schulman's profile photo
Jeffery Morgan's profile photo
Brenda Eubanks's profile photo
Chris Woods's profile photo
Christine Smith's profile photo
Abby Schukei's profile photo
Casi Hamilton's profile photo
Work
Occupation
Art Teacher
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Kansas
Links
Other profiles
Contributor to
Story
Tagline
Wife, Mom, Elementary Art teacher, blogger, KAEA webmaster
Introduction
I am in my sixth year as a K-6 Art teacher in two public schools, currently exploring choice-based art education.
Bragging rights
2014 Kansas Outstanding Elementary Art Educator
Education
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney
    Art Education, 2011 - present
  • Emporia State University
    Art Education, 2005 - 2009
Basic Information
Gender
Female