Level: Elementary and Middle School
Duration: One 45-minute class period
Historical Overview: Examples of postcards from vacations
Goals and Objectives: To introduce the students to art for the new school year with little pressure. This project is important for reflecting on the students’ summer and combines both writing and drawing skills.
Vocabulary: Address, stamp, message, illustration, dividing line
Materials: Colored pencil, postcard size pre-cut paper, markers
- Share postcards collected from the summer’s vacations.
- Show students the poster illustrating directions.
- Have students draw a picture of something they did this summer.
- On the other side write message to a friend and a made-up address including a zip code.
- Draw stamp.