Simple Shape Roosters

1st Grade Simple Shape Roosters

I use crayon for the background and Oil Pastel for the Rooster. It makes him stand out. Oh and that magical Sharpie outline… It really is magic how it makes the little ones color in the lines.

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SIMPLE SHAPE BIRDS


Kindergarten Simple Shape Bird

I use crayon for the background and Oil Pastel for the bird. It makes the bird stand out. Oh and that magical Sharpie outline… It really is magic how it makes the little ones color in the lines.

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Pumpkin Pie in Chalk-FALL ART PROJECT

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4TH GRADE PUMPKIN PIES IN CRAYOLA CHALK

This great Fall Art Project is all about creating a realistic drawing. I quizzed the 4th graders on what is needed in a drawing or painting to create the “illusion” that it’s real: shadows, tones or values, and a background. They’re only 4th grade, so I keep it pretty simple!

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Oil Pastel Rockets

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KINDERGARTEN SPACE ROCKETS IN OIL PASTEL

The Kindergartners love this project… Easy “Simple Shape” Drawing and a nice intro to oil pastel for the little ones.

                                    

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Chalk Still Life Lesson

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Here’s a simple still life with big impact! This is a 3rd Grade lesson this year. Years ago I only did just a single cup on a half sheet of paper, but these kiddos are awesome. We finished this in about 40 min.

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My Top 6 Halloween Art Lessons for Lower Elementary Grades

Here are a few of my favorite Halloween Art Lessons for Kindergarten-4th Grade. Full step by step directions and supply lists are in each link.

All of these can be simplified or more complex to adjust to any grade level.

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Halloween Art- Pastel Skulls

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4th Grade Halloween Art- Pastel Skulls

This is my first project testing out Prang Pastels. It was messy but it was a fun way to introduce the pastels. These Pastel Sugar Skulls can easily be done with 3rd Grade -Middle School Grades Continue reading Halloween Art- Pastel Skulls

Charcoal Animal Drawings- Koalas and Pandas

 

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Koalas and Pandas- 4th & 5th Grade Charcoal Animal Drawings 

These 2 Art Lessons were a great intro into shading and controlling charcoal

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Panda Drawings- Charcoal Value Study

 

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Charcoal Value Study- 6th Grade Panda Drawings

I did this lesson over 2 weeks with my 6 Graders. This was the first lesson of the school year. Reviewing sketching, values & shading. The full body Panda Drawing  with the simple value scale was a pretty easy lesson. The second panda eating bamboo with a background was a perfect step up from that.

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My Favorite HALLOWEEN ART LESSONS

HALLOWEEN ART LESSONS for 5th Grade and up

I’ve put together 6 of my favorite Halloween Art Lessons for 5th Grade & up. I’ve done these year after year always with amazing results.

Halloween Art- Painted Skeletons

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Spooky House Halloween Art Lesson

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Halloween Spooky Silhouettes Acrylic Painting

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Foil Skulls Halloween Art Lesson

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Charcoal Jack-O-Lanterns

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Halloween Figure Drawing

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