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Summer Camp Art Week - K circles - printmaking with found objects - to go with the story "the dot" about a little girl who thinks she isn't an artist until a special art teacher shows her otherwise.
This FREE package… …includes scrambled words for making one story in English and the same story in Spanish. Each story has 3 sentences to unscramble. Next, the sentences are written into a story and students are encouraged to add to the story with their own creative conclusion. Then the story is illustrated with the facts from the story to check comprehension.
Read the book The Dot and we talk about how art can start with a simple dot. Each child then gets to make a dot of their own. When they are finished we glue it to a gold colored paper and use gold marker to make swirls. They frame it in "swirly gold" just like the art teacher in the story does.
The Dot by Peter Reynolds - A book on encouraging childrens creativity and artistic self confidence
Kinder-pumpkins -- I think I'm going to have to round up some nieces and nephews and give this a try. Looks like lots of fun. It would be fun to add a "field trip" to the pumpkin patch beforehand for inspiration when drawing their pumpkins.