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Category Archives: Art
This is a festive take on a previous idea, idea 142 (symmetry birds). What I particularly like about this task is that there is enough of a scaffold at each step of the proceedings that most children should be able … Continue reading
The children dip their thumbs in white paint to make the body of the snowmen and use their fingertips to do the heads. Once dry, they can use markers to add noses, arms, hats, eyes etc. Having only one paint … Continue reading
This is such a simple idea I can’t believe I didn’t think of it before! When doing an extended activity that lasts 20 minutes or more, stop the class halfway through the activity. Have them put down their pencils/pens etc, … Continue reading
A simple art idea. Have students trace their hand, then draw straight lines going left to right. When they reach their hand, they then draw a curved line. This gives the impression of a 3D hand on the page. Some … Continue reading
HIDDEN PICTURES. Printed-out worksheets. All students. Activity: This is a great activity to have printed-out and tucked away in a folder as a back-up. Each picture has multiple objects hidden inside it, which the students have to find. The pictures … Continue reading
RAINBOW SHARING This is another idea I used in the Emotional Quotient class that I teach. In this class, we try and promote a good attitude in the children in terms of how they interact with each other. I started … Continue reading