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1st Grade

Monster Collage Lesson Plan

Monster Collage Great for Kindergarten! Lesson Learning Targets: I am learning about:● Craftsmanship● Scissor safety Process Day One: Learning Target:  I am learning about craftsmanship so that my work is neat and shows my best skills. I know I got it when I can make a monst

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Flower Close Up Lesson Plan

Flower Close-Up Lesson Plan A marker drawing with a watercolor wash background Process Day 1 Discuss different kinds of flowers.  Show pictures and actual examples.  Talk about color contrast and relationships, shapes of petals, textures within the leaves and other aspects of flowers.

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Butterfly Painting Lesson Plan

Butterfly Painting Lesson Plan A crayon drawing filled with watercolor shapes Process Day One: Talk about BUTTERFLIES and LEAVES. Using examples show different kinds of butterflies. Emphasize the symmetry of the wings and the different shapes within both the butterflies and the leaves. 

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Bug on a Rug Lesson Plan

Bug on a Rug Lesson Plan Process Teacher:  You may want to pre-cut construction paper for younger students.  You will need 1” to 1 ½” strips for the borders and various shapes for the bug body (circles, oval, squares and long rectangles) in multiple colors. Star

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Pattern Landscape Lesson Plan

Pattern Landscape Lesson Plan A marker and crayon drawing filled with many patterns Process Day One: Talk about and define PATTERN and LANDSCAPE. Exhibit samples of some famous landscapes and discuss the techniques and objects the artist used in their landscape. Are there any visible pat

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Night and Day Lesson Plan

Day & Night Discussion For day and night grade lesson plan for grades K-2, use photos or illustrated children’s books that show day & night scenes.  Discuss the concept that lights turned on in your house show through the windows during the night but those same lights on during the day

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Balloons and Kites Lesson Plan

Balloons & Kites Lesson Plan Process 1.  Fold the white paper gently in half and open the crease line.  The top half will be your sky and the bottom half will be a field of grass with wild flowers. 2.  TOP HALF:  Color with a blue crayon.  Alternate between hard and light pressure to crea

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Sonoran Sunset Lesson Plan

Sonoran Sunset Lesson Plan Objective Demonstrates the colors in the rainbow and techniques in mixing colors. Promotes fine motor skills through the use of scissors and detailed paper tearing. Procedure Begin by having students paint a sunset, starting with blue and ending with yellow. This is a g

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Tooth Fairy Lesson Plan

Tooth Fairy Lesson Plan Purpose To create a satisfying piece of art that has meaning for most children.  This lesson develops fine motor skills, acquaints them with shapes and colors and exposes them to cultural folklore.  Read children’s book on dental hygiene.  You could also arrang

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Take a Walk on the Wild Side Lesson Plan

Take a Walk on the Wild Side Correlation These projects correlate with units that teach about culture, writing units, as well as math and history. Objectives Students will create a torn paper animal face (lion) or and African mask based on their personality traits.  They will b

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Eric Carle’s Cats

Eric Carle’s Cats Process Setup Setup 4 stations with supplies ahead of time STATION 1 – Tempera Paint, Paint Brushes, White Art Paper Create patterns using different sized paint brushes and different colors of paint.  Fill the entire sheet of paper with patterns. STATION 2 – Tempera

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DeGrazia Art Project

DeGrazia Project History Ted DeGrazia was a famous artist who was born in the small mining town of Morenci, Arizona.  He lived in Mexico for part of his life­, and studied with Diego Rivera.  His art finally became popular in the 1960’s, but in 1976; he burned more than 100 of his paintings i

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