Prepping for Your First Art Class with Kinders (yikes!)

I received a question from a reader yesterday asking for advice. She teaches upper elementary and middle school but now will welcome Kinders into art class for an hour each week. Not feeling... Learn More


Pinch Pot Animals for Kinder and First Grade

At the request of one of my Kinder teachers (who showed me a very cute ceramic cat and bird inspiration piece), I created a seemingly simple pinch pot animals lesson... Learn More

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You Be You Watercolor Fish Project

YOU BE YOU WATERCOLOR FISH PROJECT Looking for an adorable art lesson that bridges literature and art? You Be You by Linda Kranz (author of Only One You) sets out to... Learn More

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Activity Pack: Color Theory and Literature

In my attempt to respond to my most frequently requested materials, I am thrilled to announce the arrival of my newest genre: Art Activity Packs! There are quite a few... Learn More

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Inside the Kinder Classroom: Portraits

If you’ve been following my blog for any reasonable length of time, you know how much I love Kinders. I love their stubby fingers, their adorable faces and I especially... Learn More

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Book Review & Here, Near & Far Winter Trees Lesson

Atmospheric perspective is a big word for kinder and first grade students but in this lesson they get to play with color value and distance to achieve it. To set... Learn More

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Kandinsky and the Rainbow Art Project

Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky’s paintings use color to show emotions rather than painting an object to look real. This concept is particularly intriguing to young children as they generally strive... Learn More

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Painting Tips for Kinders and PreK

I have three Kinder classes this year with one of the classes being considered a Transitional Kinder combo. What does this mean? In California, Transitional Kinders are children who are... Learn More

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Funny Face Pumpkin Project for Kinders

Although Jack O’Lanterns have a strong association with Halloween, it is the one “holiday” based activity that I do. Here are two lesson tutorials that I’ve created last year:  Painted... Learn More

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