Halloween – TeachKidsArt http://www.teachkidsart.net a resource for teaching art to kids! Tue, 30 Jan 2018 02:14:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Clay Pumpkins http://www.teachkidsart.net/clay-pumpkins/ http://www.teachkidsart.net/clay-pumpkins/#comments Thu, 15 Oct 2015 18:00:10 +0000 http://www.teachkidsart.net/?p=4558

This Clay Pumpkin lesson just might be the perfect seasonal project for fall! It teaches several important techniques for working in clay and also makes a charming take-home gift that will be enjoyed for years to come! Students in grades 3 and up can be successful when you follow these simple steps…. Materials: 3 balls of clay, two […] ]]>
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Day of the Dead – Ofrenda Painting http://www.teachkidsart.net/day-of-the-dead-ofrenda-painting/ Sat, 19 Oct 2013 16:36:01 +0000 http://www.teachkidsart.net/?p=2272

The popular Mexican holiday, Day of the Dead (or Dia de Los Muertos), gives us many opportunities for colorful art lessons combined with learning about another culture! True confession time…. when I moved from a small town in upstate New York to go to college in California, I had no idea what Day of the Dead was…. I […] ]]>
Colorful Spiderwebs http://www.teachkidsart.net/colorful-spiderwebs/ http://www.teachkidsart.net/colorful-spiderwebs/#comments Thu, 01 Nov 2012 04:54:50 +0000 http://www.teachkidsart.net/?p=1353

I found this idea on Tunstall’s Teaching Tidbits (thank you, Pinterest!), and thought it would make a fun fall drawing lesson for my 1st graders.  I was surprised by how challenging the web design was for many of them!  They drew the straight lines with no problem at all, but the curvy lines were a different story!  This […] ]]>
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