Monster Watercolor Drawings and Paintings

I knew I wanted to do a watercolor lesson with my first graders and typically I do a fish or a... View Article


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Penguin Art Project

Penguins are a popular request in first and second grade. Students study Antarctica and are quite familiar with penguins and... View Article


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Valentine’s Day Heart Collage

Inspired by Valentine’s Day , I pulled out my file on Jim Dine and created this multi-step collage project for my... View Article


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Colorwheel Tempera Paint Scarecrows

Scarecrows can be a bit tricky. Like clowns, scarecrows can sometimes frighten kids more than we realize. This lesson, however,... View Article


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Eric Carle Inspired Barns and Farms

Eric Carle is one of my favorite illustrators. Over the years, I have used many of his books as inspirations... View Article


Picasso Faces Art Projects for First Grade

Picasso portraits are a fun way for students to experiment with color, shapes and patterns. Depending on how much time... View Article


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