Art in the Style of Andy Warhol – 3 Ways
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by Cheryl Trowbridge
4h ago
Kids love making art in the style of Andy Warhol. This may be because his style is so recognizable, easy to imitate, and just plain fun! For this project, portraits or images of a single object will work best. You can use whatever supplies you have to create your own art in the style of Andy Warhol. Related posts: “Collage Who You Are” Self-Portrait Keith Haring “Action Figures” How to Make a Collage Butterfly Inspired by Eric Carle ..read more
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Butterfly Art for Kids with Watercolor & Oil Pastel Resist
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by Cheryl Trowbridge
1w ago
Combine art with science when you teach kids to paint their own symmetrical butterfly using oil pastels and watercolor paint. Related posts: Butterfly Symmetry with Crayon Resist Crayon Resist Easter Card Kindergarten Birds ..read more
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Nature Collage Card Inspired by the Art of Haiti
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by Cheryl Trowbridge
6M ago
You can learn a lot about a culture from its art! When I visited Haiti, I learned that the Haitian people are both resilient and resourceful. Their resourcefulness is very evident in their art. One example of Haitian resourcefulness is the nature collage cards they make and sell. They gather local organic materials which they […] Related posts: Make a Leaf Collage Houses for Haiti Lesson Plan How to Make Your Own Mexican Bark Painting ..read more
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A Creative Color Game for All Ages
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by Cheryl Trowbridge
1y ago
Hues and Cues (affiliate link) is a fast-paced color game that all ages can enjoy together. It’s easy to learn and can be adapted to suit a variety of situations. From the classroom to family game nights, this is a game that’s fun to play for any group, no matter the age or skill level. […] No related posts ..read more
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TIP #66: 10 Ways to Save Money on Art Supplies for Kids
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by Cheryl Trowbridge
1y ago
When I taught K-8 Art at a small private school, my budget was always, “Spend as little as possible”. But I found ways to make it work and give my students great art experiences despite the shortage of funding.  If you’re in a similar low-budget (or no-budget!) position, I hope some of these ideas will […] Related posts: Save Your Catalogs! Better Paint Brush Habits for Kids Break an Art World Record ..read more
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Review the Elements of Art with a Beachball Scavenger Hunt
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by Cheryl Trowbridge
1y ago
Helping kids review the Elements of Art & Principles of Design is easy when you make a game of it! This beach ball scavenger hunt is adaptable across a wide range of ages. I’ve used it from 1st grade through high school by customizing my questions or directives for the students I’m using it with. This […] Related posts: How to Play the Elements of Art & Principles of Design Memory Game How to Have an Elements of Art Scavenger Hunt in a Painting ..read more
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Make a Crazy Crown Craft
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by Cheryl Trowbridge
1y ago
Kids will enjoy making this Crazy Crown Craft to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.  A “royal jubilee” is a special celebration to mark the number of the years a king or queen has reigned. It doesn’t happen every year, but only certain years. Each jubilee is represented by a precious metal: Silver (25 […] Related posts: Candy Cane-O-Grams Mexican Paper Marigolds for “Day of the Dead” Candy Cane-O-Grams ..read more
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Use Art Postcards to Teach or Review
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by Cheryl Trowbridge
1y ago
Have you tried using art postcards to teach or review important art concepts? It’s a fun way to expose your students to great artwork, teach or review important concepts, and provide a hands-on learning experience all at the same time. Where to find art postcards All you need is a collection of art postcards or […] Related posts: How to Play the Elements of Art & Principles of Design Memory Game How to Have an Elements of Art Scavenger Hunt in a Painting Autumn Leaves with Crayon Resist ..read more
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Colorful Paper Flowers for Cinco De Mayo
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by Cheryl Trowbridge
1y ago
These colorful paper flowers for Cinco de Mayo are fun and easy to make. While orange marigolds are customary for Day of the Dead, you’ll find Cinco de Mayo flowers in every color of the rainbow. The annual celebration of Cinco de Mayo (held each year on May 5th), commemorates the anniversary of Mexico’s victory over […] No related posts ..read more
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A Creative Color Game for All Ages
Teach Kids Art
by Cheryl Trowbridge
1y ago
Hues and Cues (affiliate link) is a fast-paced color game that all ages can enjoy together. It’s easy to learn and can be adapted to suit a variety of situations. From the classroom to family game nights, this is a game that’s fun to play for any group, no matter the age or skill level. […] No related posts ..read more
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