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

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

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

falling self portraits

"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

Silhouette self portrait

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

Warm Hands Project Pagination

Picasso portrait idea

Take a picture of students and have them make a mask for their pictures. Add a straw and have students fill out a dive into summer story. I'm thinking info on fish

Art Projects for Kids: How to Draw Fall Tree Tutorial

Mixed media portrait by bgmills, via Flickr

draw a face and make "hair" with waterpaint blowing trough a straw

DIY gel boards. Good for practicing writing, drawing, and calming

Different way to do self-portrait board?

TicTac flashlight, Engineer

Crab Cutie!

Plastic tablecovers for Bulletin Boards. They are bright year to year without fading, and it saves some trees.

Fun way to teach varied perspectives- everyone will come up with a different way to see the same shape...

kindergarten craft