Here's what we've been working on during the last week of September:
3rd grade: Lizards! We have been learning about the rainforest. We made these lizards using aluminum tooling foil. A 3rd grade student had the wonderful idea of bending the legs to make the lizards pop up off the leaf. I love how the kids come up with creative solutions!
1st Grade: We are learning about the artist Alexander Calder. Here is one of Calder's line drawings of a face:
Here are the first graders making their own Calder inspired drawings:
We have been learning about primary colors and practicing cutting and gluing. If you are the parent of a Kindergartener, these are great skills to continue practicing at home. Here is a short video clip we watched about artist, Mondrian, who uses lines and primary colors:
We are learning about the island of Zanzibar. Here is where Zanzibar is located:
Henna is a popular art form worn by women in Zanzibar. Here are our henna hand collages with travel inspired quotes: