DIY :: Jumbo Papel Picado
I think we can all agree that these days, no party is complete without a photo booth backdrop... no exceptions! So if you caught our (slightly premature) Cinco de Mayo celebration last week, you may have spotted the giant papel picado...
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Papel Picado Banners for the Cinco De Mayo Party Hop - Day 2! - Frog Prince Paperie
Now for the fun part! Check out all the talented contributors to this Cinco de Mayo Party Hop and get the how-tos on how to make everything. For the inspirational shoot, I made these pretty Papel Picado banners that are a fantastic backdrop for any fiesta. The Mexican folk art papel picado is traditionally made...
Adobe Chalk Landscapes
Fourth graders created these colorful glue and chalk landscapes. We learned about the Hopi Native Americans through a PowerPoint and by reading some of this awesome book: "If you lived with the Hopi." The current elementary curriculum in our schools seems to focus on Native Americans in the Michigan area so kids usually do not know about some of the other famous tribes! This was a great chance to get a feel for how other tribes are different. Again, I can't say enough good things about this…
5th Grade Native American Figure Drawing
As part of our district wide Native American unit this year, we are combining our 5th grade Native American studies with figure drawing in art. We reviewed what we knew already about Native Americans and added to that knowledge by reading some books and watching some youtube clips. We talked about the art genre of figure drawing and drew Native American dancers! Learning Goals: Students can create a figure drawing with correct proportions Students can add detail and pattern Students can…
Art Around the World in 30 Days - Day #5 - India
Namaste! Over the last few days, we have been traveling around the world looking at artworks from Japan, Nigeria, Mexico, and Portugal in my Art Around the World in 30 Days series. Today, we are
Art Around the World in 30 Days - Day #11 - Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt. That's where we are headed today. Ancient Egypt is a total wealth of art--massive sculptures, colorful and detailed paintings filled with symbolism, monumental columns with sunken relief sculptures, fancy jars filled with organs,
Art Around the World in 30 Days - Day #23 - Panama Molas
Learn about molas from the Kuna people in Panama with this molas lesson with information, discussion questions, resources, and lesson ideas.
Every Year my school creates artwork for the annual Rodeo Art Exibition. This year we learned about Native American Indians. Ok here’s a side note….Have you tried www.symbaloo.com yet???? If you are an educator this is an awesome resource! You can make your own page of links for yourself or for your kids to use to go directly to a certain link by just clicking on a button that you design. You can also use a symbaloo someone else made on the subject you are teaching. My class recently got a…