• Fifth Grade
  • Hispanic Heritage Day

    All the students had a blast filling their passports and attending the assembly on Hispanic Heritage day.  I chose to dress up as iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo for the day.  The students learned that she painted self portraits because she was largely bedridden from a trolley accident.  We also talked about how she didn’t […]

  • Kindergarten
  • Color Theory Popsicles

    Kindergarten students are moving on from lines and talking about colors.  We talked about the three primary colors – red, yellow, and blue.  With the addition of black and white, any color imaginable can be created using just those three primary colors.  When primary colors mix, it creates secondary colors.  Students got to see the […]

  • Kindergarten
  • Line Sculptures

    The kindergarten students continued learning about lines, except these lines pop off the page!  We talked about how a sculpture is different than artwork that hangs on the wall, because the viewer can walk all the way around a sculpture.

  • Fifth Grade
  • What Lifts Teasley

    The students started off the year in art by talking about the element of line and how lines can communicate different emotions.  Then we looked at the work of artist Kelsey Montague who is now famous for her winged murals and #whatliftsyou hashtag that has taken social media by storm.  As part of a collaborative […]