This step-by-step lesson in basic portrait drawing and introduction to painting with watercolours is great for a back to school or beginningof the year art project, or as one to revisit throughout the year to show your students growth and progress. The completed portraits can be then colated and given back to the students as their end of the year gift - a visual reminder of their progress throughout the year!Features Include:-Clear step-by-step instructions-Template for portrait and optional…
This is a great little printable that you can use in the first week of school as part of your getting to know you activities. Another idea would be to have each student complete a portrait at the beginning of each month, and then bundle them into a book that can chart the child's progress at the end of the year.
Fun Ways to Start the Day in the Elementary Classroom - Mrs. Beattie's Classroom
This is an awesome list of resources for elementary music teachers, and it includes a link to a freebie! This list would be especially helpful for elementary music teachers in their first 5 years of teaching or those returning after a period of absence!