Students joined a long history of wildlife artists in designing their own “Federal Duck Stamp”. The class looked at past Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest winners for inspiration. We discussed the exterior anatomy of birds. Students noted the variety in colors and patterns in different waterfowl.
Drawing is an excellent way to study the natural world. Students drew from Bird Field Guides and other visual resources to create their ducks. They developed an acute understanding of a duck’s form by taking the time to look and draw one.
Ducks of every style, color and pattern were made with the students at Taggart Elementary. The lesson focused on the wide variety of ducks around the world and their unique … Continue reading Students Design New Duck Species
The kids were split into two teams to do the relay race by passing on the “torch” from one to another. The game was designed to cultivate team spirit and … Continue reading Morning Relay Race!
The kids at Samuel Recreation Center were divided into three stations this afternoon while they did flower folding, fishbowl decorating and water color. They were asked to paint the colors … Continue reading Flower Folding and Water Colors
Week 3, after creating their own team jerseys, Shissler Recreation Center children, colored in Gritty, complete with his Flyers jersey! First they used crayons and markers to color in Gritty- … Continue reading We have GRIT!
Week 3 at Shissler Recreation Center, students designed their own sports jerseys! Everyone was given a blank shirt template to develop t heir own or create a pre-existing jersey. They … Continue reading Sports Jersey Fashion Design
Summer classes are in full effect at Cione Rec Center! We figured since it’s summer, a time typically reserved for vacations, we could pretend we we were traveling and talk … Continue reading Summer Lovin’ at Cione!
Week 3, the older students at Fishtown Recreation Center, learned about printmaking and how to reuse bubble wrap to create art! We discussed printmaking and after learning it was like … Continue reading Bumblebees and Bubble Prints
Week 3, 1st graders almost 2nd graders, learned about Printmaking! We talked about what kind of design they thought bubble wrap might give, everyone said dots or circles. We talked … Continue reading Busy Bees and Bubble Wrap
Week 3, the Kindergarten soon-to-be 1st graders in the fall, group learned about Printmaking! We discussed printmaking and I asked what came to mind when I said, “printmaking” or “print.” … Continue reading Bubble Prints