August 19th – Large Portrait Drawing

This Saturday we will be looking at how to draw faces and features. We will be using large paper and the children’s choice of collaging paper, drawing, and painting to create a self-portrait or a portrait of family, friend, or character.

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May 20th – Eric Carle Inspired Market Baskets

Students will paint paper, cut, and collage their own farmer’s market basket including fruits, vegetables, and flowers.

Teacher: Sarah Willig

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May 27th – Art Books

Students will write and illustrate their own books. They may use a variety of materials and can draw, paint, collage, and write their own story into their books.

Teacher:  Sarah Willig

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June 3rd – Creating Maps

Students will create a treasure map, a map of an imaginary island, or create their own world. Students will draw in environment details and create a key to show where landmarks are.

Teacher:  Sarah Willig

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June 10th – Musical Instruments

Using recycled materials students will make musical instruments, including strings, drums, and maracas.

Teacher:  Sarah Willig

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June 17th – Calder Fish

Students will use wire hangers as an armature for a fish and will fill in the negative space using pipe cleaners, ribbons, and string.

Teacher:  Sarah Willig

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April 15th – Spring Painting

Students will use large toned paper to draw and cut out an animal. We will use oil pastels to add color to our animals.

Teacher:  Sarah Willig

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April 22nd – Earth Day Recycle Sculptures

In celebration of Earth Day we will create a sculpture from recycled materials: scrap paper, cardboard, plastic, etc. If you would like to bring in materials from your recycling bin, feel free to do so.

Teacher: Sarah Willig

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April 29th – Paper Weaving Revival

Students will choose a color scheme and create a paper weaving. Once the weaving is complete we will cut shapes from black paper and place it over top to reveal the weaving through negative space.

Teacher: Sarah Willig

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May 6th – Huchiol Yarn Painting

Students will draw a design on cardboard and then glue yarn down over the lines to create a painting with yarn.

Teacher: Sarah Willig

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