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kindergarten: Creating a work of art solely using large and small dots. A great way to practice cutting and painting circles/dots. Art history connections:Aboriginal Dot paintings and pointillism. Literary connection: The Dot

Panther's Palette: 3rd Grade: Patterned Giraffes..another great example of different view of the giraffe for our drawing lesson

Direct draw the giraffe with pencil. Color the yellow/orange first. Then darker colors. Cut out. Trace plastic cup. Paint blue background. Paint moon in a circular motion. Paint green grass. Wait 30 seconds then paint over with yellow. Etch with the end of the paintbrush.

Very little prep is needed…just a short jaunt outside to clip some leaves. Make sure the leaves are fresh, not the crispy dried ones that have already fallen. Pour white tempera paint into a paper plate or plastic palette, and add reds, blues, greens and yellows to another multi-paint palette. Place a leaf and a 12 x 18 sheet of black construction paper on each child’s desk/place. Put a stac...

Giraffes-cant-dance-art-project. This is the book i'm reading next week to first graders for Read Across America week...

This EDITABLE sub binder keeps prep for a sub simple! Always be prepared to have a substitute teacher in your classroom with these templates and forms. Perfect for Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, & 6th grade teachers.