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...

Works In Progress

I will be updating with more full lessons as the year goes on but until then here are some of the projects we are currently working on. Kindergarten The kindergarten...

Second Grade Grumpy Frogs

Since this is my first official post, I'm going to use this to show you my favorite project we have done so far this year! Over each summer, I...