Category Archives: Grade 2/3 Art Projects

These are the projects we have taught the grade two and three students

Mother’s Day Seed Paintings

Grade 3: Painting Burlap Swatches for Garden Seeds Why not plant some art in your garden? Spring 2014 / Ferndale Elementary School

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The Monarchs are Migrating! The Monarchs are-

Grade 2/3: Painted Monarch Butterflies Monarch butterflies are a familiar sight in these parts. Using various photographs of monarch butterflies, we talked about their migration patterns and then the parts of the butterflies themselves. I highlighted the details of the … Continue reading

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Sunflowers From Vincent

Grade 3:  Sunflowers in Pastel This lesson drew from three sources:  Vincent Van Gogh’s famous painting, the ideas of symmetry and asymmetry, and close observation – drawing from a still life.  Seems like a lot for grade 3?  Not when … Continue reading

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Squiggle and Draw

Grade 1 – 3:  An Imagination Drawing Game I have such an enthusiastic bunch in my Tuesday Art Club – they loved this one! In fact, a couple of them have been asking for us to do it again. Or … Continue reading

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Start With a Dot

Grade 1-4 Art Club                  Imagination rules!  I put one dot somewhere on each page, and the kids drew from there.  Here’s what they came up with … Fall 2013 / Parliament Oak … Continue reading

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Monsters at the Prince

Grade 2:  Playing the Hand Monster Game This is a great game to play with a new class, if you can get the kids on board.  Once again, I was in the school doing a one-off … so the kids didn’t … Continue reading

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Daisies & Butterflies

Grade 3:   Recycled Paper Collages           We painted the paper, we blow dried the paper, we cut the paper, we added more paper, we glued the paper, and we cut and glued more paper – … Continue reading

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Stained Glass? Tissue, Actually.

Grade 2/3 :  Paper Collage for Windows This is a fun and easy one, with jewel-like results that the kids (and I) LOVE! Collage.  What is it?  What happens when we overlap different colours and shapes?  What happens when those … Continue reading

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Warholian Crayons

Grade 2/3:  Crayons, Complementary Colours, & Andy Warhol I brought in a great big colour wheel, and we began to talk about complementary colours, and colours both hot and cool. I find it is helpful to give the hot and … Continue reading

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MOnSteR HaNDs

Grade 2/3:  Having Some Fun While Drawing Their Hands It was time to have a little fun, I thought.  We talked about our hands and how changing their position results in changing their shapes … this shows up when you … Continue reading

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