The biggest secret in kindergarten art is revealed: watercolors on top of crayon is magic. Continue reading “‘Cause Baby You’re a Firework!”
I did this lesson back in October and have previously posted it under Fall with Kindergarten (last year); however, I think it deserves a revisit. The main thing I did differently on this was a thinking routine. This routine is “I used to think/Now I think.” Continue reading “Thinking Routines and Spiders”
I love YouTube. For many reasons. I get to watch SNL skits that I wouldn’t get to see here in my land of sand. I get to workout with trainers for five minutes at a time and turn them off when I’m done. But, my number one reason for YouTube: free education. Continue reading “Printmaking with YouTube”
Is Piet Mondrian a great artist or what?! He is everywhere.
I love his work because it makes me think, “I can do that!” but there are so many subtle things associated with his work that makes me rethink him over and over again. His artwork is perfect for young children: lines, squares, primary colors. His work also gives a springboard for mixing primary colors and experimenting with lines and shapes. Continue reading “Piet Mondrian’s Magic”