This would be a great group project. have each child decorate a circle however they want and then match them up like a quilt pattern. maybe start them off with the outline of the circle and then let them add detail t
In class we discuss what is a symbol versus a pattern? What is a complex pattern? What is a motif? These fun folk art landscapes combine both concepts. Fifth grade students looked at the work of artist Heather Galler's stunning folk art paintings.
Stained Glass Names: this is a simple project, and a great introduction to the concept of positive and negative space for younger kids. Any project using their names is typically a guaranteed hit! It is also a good way to really explore the shape of the
do on small plates for dot day Collaborative HAND ART project. Could be done with a classroom of students. Or make it a family project and have children collect one hand print design from each family member, then put them together for a family tree.