5th Grade Art: April & May

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Fifth grade artists made mobiles using organic shapes. Oil pastel patterns were layered on one side and marker patterns on the other side before stringing them together. Students also completed two drawing units focused on perspective.

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March: Fifth Grade

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Big mouth creatures in clay!

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3rd Grade Weaving

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January/February: Third Grade

Third graders learned about the art of making puppets from the master–Jim Henson. We watched a video and discussed character traits before completing a puppet planning sheet. Then, we spent three classes making puppets from donated paper towel tubes: painting (week two) and decorating (weeks three and four). All the puppets have been sent home to be enjoyed! Next up–“Wacky Woven Guitars”.

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January/February: Fourth Grade News

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Fourth grade students completed their clay unit by imprinting their carved linoleum blocks from printmaking into clay. They made either tiles or trays and all have been sent home. In February, we worked on Design Thinking for our “Wallet Project” … Continue reading

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4th Grade: Graffiti Art

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November/December 5th Grade

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Fifth graders could work in groups or individually on a wide variety of sculpture projects including diorama, weaving, animations, puppet shows, totem poles, roller coasters, etc.

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November/December 4th Grade

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Fourth graders carved linoleum blocks and printed them radially.

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November/December 3rd Grade

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Third graders traced their animals to create a pleasing composition before painting with tempera.

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Oct.: Third Grade Tiki Masks

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We made construction paper and clay Tiki masks. The kiln room is full of wonderful clay masks waiting to be glaze fired!

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