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...

Chinese Dragons

I hope everyone is having a wonderful Thanksgiving break! I have done great about posting once a week so I wanted to keep up the routine even while...

Complementary Cheetahs

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday I sit down at lunch with our Librarian, Computer Lab/Discoveries teacher, and Spanish teacher. We usually talk about anything but school  but occasionally...

Hot Air Balloons

When I decided to let the students choose the topics of our projects this year I was a little concerned that they would all pick the same four...

Egyptian Canopic Jars

I was a bad art teacher this year. I decided to let fifth grade trace their very first lesson this year. At our school, when the students get...

Rolie Polie Olie

My second graders are just wrapping up some adorable collages inspired by the book Rolie Polie Olie by William Joyce. William Joyce is local to our area and the...

Line Design Fleur De Lis

Down here in Louisiana we love the Fleur de lis. You'll see it in logos, on t-shirts, hanging as key-chains, and all over as artwork in people's homes....

James Rizzi

                            Today I am going to share with you a fourth grade lesson that I have done over the years. This lesson is inspired by the artist James Rizzi....

Feist-Weiller Awards

Every year we have this amazing event called Artbreak (more on it later this Spring). At the beginning of Artbreak, the Doctors and Administrators of the Feist-Weiller Cancer...

October Student of the Month

Bulletin Boards, you either love them or hate them but as a teacher all of us have to make them. I love them! Every year I sign up for the...

Northern Lights

Here is another fun second grade lesson adapted from this 5th grade lesson (Farren Johnson...in the Art Room). This was my first time to use chalk pastels with second...