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  • Art - Joseph Stella Art: Line Designs

    Art is created using the 5 elements of design by drawing a focal point, with 10-12 lines radiating from it. Each space between the “lines” is a different size (“mass”) and each will be filled by a different art medium (pastels, paint, crayon…) and using a different method, creating different “textures”, “colours”, “shapes”, and “lines”. View Full Lesson →

  • Shaving Cream Printing

    Spelling - Shaving Cream Printing

    Practise spelling words in a whole new way…have students write them in shaving cream!!!¬† Students will love this fun game.¬† Use this method to practise spelling words, Dolch words, word wall words, and even the … View Full Lesson →

  • Art - Paul Gauguin (Go-gan) Art: Opposite Colour Masterpieces

    Landscapes are drawn with a horizon line, overlapping mountains, trees near and far, a stream or lake, and a sun, but they are coloured differently. Gauguin painted yellow skies, with orange grass and red mountains, and students follow this method of using opposing colours. What a fun twist on the normal! View Full Lesson →

  • Art - Learning Secondary Colours

    Objective: Learning secondary colours Materials needed for¬†demonstration: Shaving cream paint powder in primary colours (yellow, red, blue) plastic sheeting (clean, old shower curtain) ream of newsprint/cheap paper/ enough for each child to do one mixing … View Full Lesson →