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Stained "Glass" Trees
Here is an easy paper activity to do with your classes.  I got this idea from   HERE .  This activity could easily be done with the trees all in white and tissue in different cool colours for a fabulous winter window display - maybe next year for me!  Stude...
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Spring Flowers
I am so impressed with the sponge print flowers this Kindergarten/Grade 1 class created.  We used the same technique as we did for our  SUNFLOWERS  and  POINSETTIAS .   So pretty! :)   The only difference with this lesson is we used different colors of gree...
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Piet Mondrian
I have done many different Piet Mondrian inspired art activities.  But this one is now my absolute favorite and so easy to do! These were all done by Kindergarten and Grade One students.   The children dipped precut pieces of thick cardboard into a dish of ...
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Coffee Filter Trees
I had to share these incredibly easy fall trees that my Grade One class made! Students used eyedroppers to drip liquid water color paints onto coffee filters.  You could also use washable markers to colour the filters and then spray with water.  When dry, t...
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Spring!
 Here is a lesson inspired by The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle. After reading the book we decided to use the same painted papers we had left over from our Winter Birds buddy activity.  Once again we got together with our Big Buddies for a little extra help. Usin...
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Mondrian Hearts
This art activity was inspired by Mrs. T's First Grade Class .    Our version was done a bit differently.  We drew lines on heart templates with pencils and rulers and then painted in our shapes.  When the paint was dry we cut out our hearts and glued them ...
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Haunted Houses
These amazing haunted houses were created by my Grade 1/2 class.   It was inspired by  this  lesson by  Art Teacher in LA . First we used a directed drawing lesson for the house.  I used the steps found  here  for our houses, with a few modifications.  We d...
These amazing haunted houses were created by my Grade 1/2 class. It was inspired by this lesson by Art Teacher in LA . First ...
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Easter Egg Clay Bunnies
This is a project I've been wanting to try with my students for awhile.  Unfortunately we are already on our 2 week spring break and won't get back until after Easter.  I barely managed to squeeze in St. Patrick's day activities.  So I did this project at h...
This is a project I've been wanting to try with my students for awhile. Unfortunately we are already on our 2 week spring break and won't get back until after Easter. I barely managed to squeeze in St. Patrick's day activit...
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Winter Sky Mosaics
This was a fun art project my Grade 1 class did with their Grade 7 buddies.  The idea for this project came photos uploaded on Pinterest,  This project was completed over a couple of days. Day 1: We divided and painted a white sheet of paper various shades ...
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Vancouver Cityscapes
My Grade One class created these beautiful cityscape collages of Vancouver, BC.  We were inspired by a local artist named Nicholas Brancati .  He is an illustrator who creates mixed-media collage illustrations and
art using bits and pieces of fabric, paper...
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Mouse Paint Colour Wheels
I found this adorable colour wheel idea on Artsonia.com.  After reading the book Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh we created our own versions.  We folded a sheet of paper into 6 squares - they do not have to be perfect squares!  We then painted each primary...
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Winter Birds
Here is an adorable winter collage activity my Grade Ones did with the help of our Big Buddy class.  You can find all the instructions, including printable templates, at   I HEART CRAFTY THINGS. I HEART CRAFTY THINGS provides two versions for templates to c...
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Welcome to my blog!  I am a primary teacher who has a special interest it teaching visual art to young children.  This blog shows some of the art activities I have done with my class.  Feel free to leave your comments and thanks for stopping by!
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