Watercolor shape bird - On a sheet of watercolor paper (regular drawing paper is fine), children follow a directed-line drawing for the bird. Fill in bird with shapes - crescents, triangles, circles, squares, flowers, whatever! I use liquid watercolor paints. For easy set-up, place watercolor paints in small condiment cups and place in muffin-style palettes.
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so cute...figure out a lesson like this little guy! ?clay or model magic.
Some beautiful ideas for outside art projects.
Collage Art Projects for Kids
Crazy Bird Painting by Matt Sesow. Inspiration for an art lesson. Each student might research a different cultural artform and birds indigenous to the geographic regions where members of that culture live or lived. Create a small painting that integrated the bird-form and art-form. Put these works together as a collaborative unit.