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LOVE! Self portrait hand prints - dewestudio lesson Have the students write about their year.  What did they think __grade was going to be like, what was it really like? How have they grown? What new things about themselves did they learn?  Fill the hands with patterns and the background with their writing.

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 as part of ritual. Awesome video also shows artist making intricate bark painting.

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

Amelia Boger - Hand Self-Portrait- A Space to Create

Zentangle Hand Self-Portrait Art with ELA - with Video Demonstrations

**VIDEO** post about implementing Writer's Workshop in your classroom!! Lots of great tips :)

Teaching Writing: the 4-1-1 (video post!)

Love the "I can't imagine life without" for their journal to intro our narrative unit--**VIDEO** post about implementing Writer's Workshop in your classroom! Lots of great tips

Fantastic mosaic lesson using cardboard, construction paper dots, and the creative gestures of students! (Source = The Art Room at The Falcon Academy of Creative Arts: 6th grade art)

Fantastic mosaic lesson using cardboard, construction paper dots, and the creative gestures of students! (Source = The Art Room at The Falcon Academy of Creative Arts: grade art)

Juf Jaydee: Handen met patronen

Juf Jaydee: Handen met patronen Could be folded in half for positive / negative effect ie one side b/ground coloured.

Ohhhhhhh my goodness! This might be my favorite new project! You've probably seen this or a similar Banyan Tree project in Dynamic Art ...

art world Ohhhhhhh my goodness! This might be my favorite new project! You've probably seen this or a similar Banyan Tree project in Dynamic Art .

Fireworks over city, 5th grade originally.  Wonderful combination of black and white designs (possibly zentangles?) and color!  Maybe good for a sub lesson....

cityscape elementary art lesson - I love the black line drawing against the richly colored skies.

Trace hands and feet and then fill in a self-portrait. Great to hang up for Back to School Night.

Oodles of Art: Falling back in Space Portraits! Grade students trace hands and feet and then do the rest

Life in my Hand - have kids trace their hand and then represent their life (or bigger hand)

All about me theme Art Therapy Ideas. Art therapy uses art to heal people of all ages, and can improve the emotional, mental, and physical state of most people.

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!!

All About Me Drawing & Writing - Great Beginning and/or End of Year Activity

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!

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