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Crafts for the Fifth Grader (and maybe some other grades)

I teach an after school art club at school for grades 4 and 5 and also teach grade 5 every day at a very at risk school. These craft and art ideas are aimed at Grade Five and lower.

Art with Mrs. Seitz: Chalk Owls

Art with Mrs. Seitz: Chalk Owls

Life with Moore Babies: Baby Oil and Oil Pastels

Life with Moore Babies: Baby Oil and Oil Pastels

cool sunflower lesson (oil pastel on black background)

Pastels Tutorials for kids -- detailed how-tos and advice on what to purchase to get started. Don't miss the links at the bottom for more tutorials. Great resource!

Pastels Plus Links to Tutorials

Check Out These Chalk Pastel Art Projects: for Kids as well as adults - in the Style of the Great Canadian Artist Ted Harrison. Using chalk pastels and glue, it's fun and open-ended.

Chalk Pastel Art for Kids and Adults: Style of Ted Harrison

Take uncooked white rice and toss it in a baggie with your dirty chalk pastels and give it a good shake to clean them all up! It works almost like magic.

Grade 8 Poppy Art in honour of Remembrance Day

Polar Bears & Northern Lights: We made our polar bear portraits first on blue construction paper with white pastel and charcoal. Next we created colorful Northern Light shows with chalk pastels on black construction paper and then pine tree silhouettes were painted with black tempera. Before adding our cut polar bear portraits, the last touch was a smattering of snow fall dots using the end of our paint brushes dipped in white tempera.

MaryMaking: Polar Bears with Northern Lights

students drew branches using chalk pastels onto black paper. Then, they drew Christmas balls on white construction paper using oil pastels. ...

artisan des arts: Christmas

ojibway beadwork | Cowan's Auctions Inc. Image 1 OJIBWA BAG,

Painting with wet chalk on black paper... turns the chalk neon and wont rub off! Fun way to do Rainbow Words!

Creating Invitations to Play! - The Imagination Tree

International Dot Day 2013: A Celebration of Creativity | Lower School Art at Kinkaid