Trace hands and feet and then fill in a self-portrait!

I've seen the kids at school do this lesson and it always turns out great!

"Falling Through Space"- lesson in foreshortening. Have students trace hands and feet then draw body with pastel. Watercolor background, and ta-da! 5/6th grade

Art - twist on beginning of school year portraits with child's own hands/foot shapes

falling self portraits

self-portraits

Warm Hands Project Pagination

Finger Twister Game - $4.99 // I bet you could easily make this for a simple party favor. Or for tables for guest to play with while waiting for food.

Foreshortening-5th Grade

10 page cartoon head pieces for your kids to trace and create different characters

Fourth grade half self portraits. Art education elementary

Welcome to Room 36!: the first two weeks of school

Hands in a heart shape for troop photo

Nightime-Pumpkin-Art-Project

Blank face template

I love this idea- with my boys, they could draw their dragons, and monsters, and self portraits... and it will give me an excuse to try wood burning. :)

dinosaur hand art

Start with a magazine or newspaper clipping and let the child expand the picture

Students must find 20 adjectives that describe themselves. Awesome Beginning of School Activity! then take a picture and hang it up