Finger Painting and Feather Painting with Nature
Students explore finger painting and painting with feathers and recreate the look of objects in nature. They read the book, 'It Looked Like Spilt Milk,' create a shaving cream print, paint with feathers, and construct a mirror image on paper.
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“Decalcomania” Glue Paint Symmetry Prints
Who knew you could paint with glue? After first adding liquid water color paints to bottles of white Elmer's glue and applying them to paper, young scholars of all ages are then challenged to use their imagination and creativity to draw...
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Texture Hunts and More: Madonna and Child with Saints
Students investigate different painting techniques by studying classic works of art. In this art history lesson, students observe the famous Madonna and Child with Saints painting and describe the texture and images they notice....
Pre-K - K Social Studies & History
Mixing Colors with Corn Syrup and Food Coloring
Anyone who has worked with small children know that color identification and color mixing can be fun! This simple idea has a lot of potential. It suggests to mix food coloring with corn syrup to provide an opportunity for color mixing...
Pre-K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts
Spreading Paint with a Popsicle Stick
This one is for the pre-K jet-set. They hone their observation and listening skills as they use Popsicle sticks to apply paint to wax paper. They view how the colors blend and mix together as they move the stick around on the paper.
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts