Category Archives: 1st Grade
First Graders used repetition of line, shape, and color to create a patterned turtle. They used found objects to print the circular pattern on the shell.
First grader do Kandinsky! They experimented with color after viewing Wassily Kandinsky’s famous painting, Squares with Concentric Circles. They had a great time painting their own versions bursting with color.
First graders used repetition of line, shape, and color to create a patterned snake. Grass was drawn and cut for the sneaky snake to hide in and create a 3-dimensional effect. These colorful snakes are not hiding form anyone!
First Graders are learning what two primary colors make secondary colors. We read the book Mouse Paint and created 3-D mice like the ones in the book. Too cute!
First graders found a new use for coffee filters. Students first folded the coffee filter and then dipped washable markers into water to color them. When carefully opened, they were surprised to see a Kaleidoscope design unfold. Once dry, students learned how … Continue reading
First graders drew and colored awesome castles! They started by viewing images of real castles. They then constructed their very own castles using rectangles, squares, cones, and cylinders. Interesting details seen in real castles were added such as bricks, moats, … Continue reading
First graders learned about the famous artist Claude Monet. Monet painted one of his favorite places, the water garden in France, many times. Students used mixed media to create their own version of Monet’s painting Water Lillies and the Bridge. Ask your child … Continue reading
First Graders learned a little about panda bears including what they look like, where they live, and even what they eat. They began their artwork by adding some bright green bamboo to the background so their pandas would not go … Continue reading
First Graders created a decorative clay pocket from a slab of clay. They enjoyed using tools to texture their unique pots.