Cursive Name Bugs
Third graders will be starting to hone their cursive writing technique next week in art class. The kids are always so excited about learning to write cursive. Last year I tried a cursive writing project with them for Dia de Los Muertos. It was pretty difficult so I thought I would try something less so…
les petites têtes de l'art
Je suis content, vienne la pluie, vienne le vent, qu'importe! moi je suis content, du bon temps et du mauvais temps, content de vivre tout simplement, de me dire comme un enfant: "comme je suis content !"sans savoir pourquoi maintenant je le répète si souvent.
Back to School Art Project - Students Nameplates: In the Style of Roméro Britto
Start your year of artistically with this fun and enriching activity. Here is an art project to identify your student's desks. With this project, each student is shown how to create their name in the manner of Roméro Britto. You will also find an exercise sheet to work with patterns (called 'LES MOTIFS', free in my boutique). At the end of this document you will see other resources to add colour to your classroom, as well as other projects for the beginning of the school year.
I love this project that Barbara Mendence, a 2nd grade teacher at our school, does with her students each year! Not only is this a fun art lesson, but it makes for a great geography lesson and culture study as well. Armed with a list that includes all the countries of the world, her class …
You need: white drawing sheet A3 size ruler pencil black markers colored markers or pencils Shot pictures of letter doodling and fonts - new and older ones. Discuss the pictures. Letters in those alphabets are a kind of family. How can you see that? What can you say about the lines? Are they fat, thin, curvy or angular? What do you feel seeing those alphabets? Draw a grid with your students (a lesson about using rulers is always a struggle!). In this lesson there are 2 inches between the…