HS Art – Progress Over Perfection

HS Art – Progress Over Perfection

HS Art – Progress Over Perfection Progress over perfection is my mantra for the high school level art class. I am a continual recovering perfectionist and can empathize with the many students I encounter who get discouraged when their work does not meet the...
Reading Buddies’ Felt Monsters!

Reading Buddies’ Felt Monsters!

Reading Buddies’ Felt Monsters! It’s been a tough fall ya’ll. Thank you for your patience with the long gaps in posts!  A few months back, I mentioned that the kindergarten students designed their own monsters as part of their study of Shape in art class. Our...
4th Grade Wampum Belts

4th Grade Wampum Belts

4th Grade Wampum Belts I found this project idea over the summer from There’s a Dragon in my Art Room (plbrown.blogspot). On her blog is a free template and instructions for this project. I began amassing pony beads as soon as I found them! Why? I noticed the...
Fall Themes in First Grade

Fall Themes in First Grade

Fall Themes in First Grade First-grade students continue to impress me with their consistent effort and attentiveness! Their clay owls turned out amazing and are based on the book Wow! Said the Owl. I used this book as a bridge between our study of Shape and the...