Schedule for Winter Semester

Penn Treaty and Towey JANUARY Jan 9- Winter Watercolor Resist, Kandinsky Project, Bookmarks http://artsphere.org/blog/learn-shapes-with-kandinsky-watercolor-paintings/ Jan 16- Plasticine Story Telling, Clay Monsters http://artsphere.org/blog/clay-monsters/ http://artsphere.org/blog/plasticine-story-telling/ Jan 23- Create your own Planet, Destination Key Chain, Ground Hog’s Day Puppets http://artsphere.org/blog/destination-key-chain/ http://artsphere.org/blog/create-your-own-planet/ FEBRUARY Feb 6- Dustin Yellin-Transparency Valentines, Where’s Waldo http://artsphere.org/blog/wheres-waldo-group-project/ Feb 13- Doily …

Learn Complementary colors with Mini Kites with Popsicle Sticks

Lesson Students create miniature kites using popsicle sticks and learn about complementary colors.  Recommended Ages Preschool to middle school Historical Art Examples or References Images of kites and complementary colors Vocabulary Symmetry: two sides of an image that look the same  Complementary colors: pairs of colors that contrast each other …

Dutch Windmill with Popsicle Sticks

Project Title: Dutch Windmill with Popsicle Sticks Description: Students create a windmill out of construction paper and popsicle sticks Author: Francesca Grade level or Target Age Range: preschool to middle school Historical Art Examples or References: Images of dutch windmills and facts about windpower Vocabulary: alternative energy Materials: glue, scissors, construction paper, Popsicle …

Learn Complementary Colors with Poinsettias!

Project Title: Poinsettia Complementary Color Project Description: Students create a poinsettia out of complementary colors Author: Francesca Grade level or Target Age Range: preschool to middle school Historical Art Examples or References: Images of poinsettias Vocabulary: poinsettia, complementary colors Materials: glue, scissors, construction paper, pencils Anticipatory Set: Discussion on complementary colors Demo/Directions: …

Learn Shapes with Arcimboldo

Project Title: Arcimboldo Oil Pastel Project Description: Students create a face using only shapes with oil pastels or crayons. Author: Francesca Grade level or Target Age Range: preschool to middle school Historical Art Examples or References: Arcimboldo’s work Materials: oil pastel (or crayons), paper Anticipatory Set: Discussion on shapes and Arcimboldo. …

Learn Shapes with Kandinsky Watercolor Paintings

Project Title: Kandinsky Watercolor Paintings Description: Students create a watercolor painting that emulates Kandinsky using different shapes. Author: Francesca Grade level or Target Age Range: preschool to middle school Historical Art Examples or References: Images of Kandinsky’s work. Materials: pencils, watercolor, paper Vocabulary: abstract art Anticipatory Set: Discussion on different shapes and abstract …

Hand-print Flowers

Project Title: Hand-print Flowers Description: Students create flowers using their hand-print. Author: Francesca Grade level or Target Age Range: preschool to early elementary Historical Art Examples or References: Images of flowers and nature. Materials: crayons, paper Anticipatory Set: Discussion on flowers as an important part of the ecosystem. Demo/Directions: Trace hand with …