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We used toothbrushes to splatter paint the stars and little cardboard squares under the planets, shooting stars ,and space men to create dimension. They painted the shuttles with watercolor, and the fire with tempra. Students learned about warm colors (fire) and value when they made their watercolors go from dark to light in each section of the rockets.
As set of hugely popular "great artists" related kids' projects that you can do at home or in the class room. More to come soon!
Art Projects for Kids: Kinder Art: Overlapping Circles-Week 1: Stamping using a plastic cup & watered-down tempera paint. Encourage overlapping. When finished, go to clean table (stations) and trace circle templates then make circles into something- wheels, faces, etc.. Week 2: Color in circles, encourage color mixing... Or just coloring inside the lines.