Welcome Back Gators!

We are going to have an awesome start to our year. During our first few weeks we will be covering the routines and procedures while working on some...

“Excellence in Art” by Caddo Educators Art Exhibit

The Louisiana State Exhibit Museum just wrapped up the annual Educators Exhibit. Every summer our amazing Art Supervisor puts out a call for pieces created by art teachers in...

Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!

A few years ago, I found out that the Kindergarten students learn about magnifying glasses and I thought it would be a great way to get them to...

Creative Surprises

I love a good surprise especially when it comes from a student. I have taught this student since she was in the first grade. She has always been...

Oil Pastel Roses

Wowzers! These turned out to be a huge hit! So popular that I did it with two different grades! When choosing projects for my art club groups I like...

Cat in the Hat

I love Dr. Seuss...like a lot! When our school celebrates every year I plan a lesson for each grade focusing on his work. In the past few years I...

Hundertwasser Flowers

Friedenreich Hundertwasser! Whew what a name. My third graders had a blast trying to say that one. I have always had a love for Hundertwasser's colorful creations. I love...

Summer Bulletin Board

There is a small bulletin board in our main office. Each month a different grade level or group is assigned to change it out. Art is assigned May...

Illuminated Letters

This is our take on Illuminated letters. The fifth grade students started by creating a theme and discussing symbols or objects they could draw to represent the theme....

First Grade Superheroes

This lesson was an interesting experiment. Before showing or telling the students what we would be working on I went around the room and we talked about "things"...

Watercolor Goose

As I get closer and closer to my due date for baby Lily I am finding that thinking of new and creative lessons is getting HARD! This is why...

Picasso Hearts

My first year teaching I came across Painted Paper and immediately thought "Holy Moley she's a genius!" I love the texture and variety paint provides to paper and...