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...

Recycled Book Cats and Dogs

This is one of my favorite projects ever! I do it every year and I always love the results. Five years ago I came across an image on Pinterest...

Chalk Pastel Frogs

Grabbing and maintaining a 5th graders attention is probably one of the more difficult aspects of this job to me. They are at such an interesting age and...

Art Club Update

I have not been able to do quite as much with Art Club this year as I normally would, which is very sad. There have been more field...

Sub work!

As I said in the last post it has been a busy two weeks around here. After days off for Professional Development and MLK day I also had...

Professional Development

Whew it has been a crazy two weeks! During the first week the internet was being awfully spotty in my classroom and I had the hardest time uploading...

Printed Eiffel Towers

As we were preparing to leave for the Christmas break I needed a one day activity that would really catch the third graders attention. I came across this...

Paul Klee Cats and Dogs

I first saw this lesson on Splats, Scraps, and Glue Blobs by Theresa Gillespie two years ago and loved it! I had one of those moments where you...

Quick Winter Trees

This was a fun one day project I did with the Kindergarten classes this year. I saw it originally on Art with Mrs Lopez and loved the simplicity of...

Kinder Owls

Sometimes its great to plan a lesson just for the process. I don't do a lot of process art with my students but I do try to squeeze...

Magic Hat

This was a fun, quick project. Our librarian rewards the students who have high amounts of Accelerated Reader points with a party. She usually plays a movie and...

The Greening!

Whew what a way to come back from a holiday week! We jumped right into the Christmas cheer this week with our annual field trip to the Louisiana...