Self-portrait hand prints – A fantastic art & writing activity for kids of all ages! Students write about their year then decorate their hand print & border with patterns and the background with their writing.
Ms Maggie Mo's Australian Aboriginal hand project: spray hand with thinned white or black tempera, student paints dots with sticks. I showed 1988 Nat Geo Aborigine video of Gagadju Aborigines blowing paint from mouths over hands
Zentangle Hand Self-Portrait Art with ELA - with Video Demonstrations
We could do this with out Frida Kahlo self-portraits--make them "selfies"! Fun, contemporary back-to-school lesson! Have your students draw "selfies" and describe their summer via text message prompts. Makes for a great bulletin board display!