Kindergarten Art

 Tentative project schedule for 2012-2013

 

 

Line

* what is a line-name the different lines

* find lines

* make lines

* draw lines

* string and lines

* line book-have students use their imagination to turn different lines into pictures

* you can draw- complete worksheets one and two to make designs with lines

 

Shape –geometric and free form

* what is a shape

* find a shape

* draw shapes

* shape book-have students use their imagination to turn different shapes into pictures

* arrange pre cut shapes into pictures- cut out free form shapes, let children use their imagination to turn the free form shapes into animals, glue and add a background

 

Color

* color wheel

* primary colors-divided sheet of watercolor paper, paint each section with its corresponding primary watercolor

* secondary colors-divided sheet of watercolor paper, paint each section with its corresponding secondary watercolor

* warm/cool colors-on a large sheet of paper paint using only warm or cool colors and oil pastels

 

Form

* difference between shape and form

* play dough-team effort, from scratch

* clay pinch pots-kiln clay

* Christmas ornaments

 

Texture- visual and tactile

* crayon rubbings

* mystery bags

* texture collage-cut textured materials and combine

* finger print creations- use stamp pads to ink fingers, turn fingerprints into simple drawings by adding lines

 

Pattern

* clay/sponge/found object stamps

* wall paper checkerboards

* finger painting boarders

* beaded necklaces

 

Balance- formal

* faces

* paper masks

* paper bag puppets

* bugs- learn that bugs have symmetry

* mother’s day handprints

 

Emphasis

* practice different ways to achieve a focal point

* grid paper- repeat a simple shape in each grid square giving ONE emphasis

* Who is the most important?-repetition

* magazine cut out- find an image from a magazine, cut, past on paper, draw a background

 

Rhythm

* What do you hear?-draw along to music

* draw loud & quiet places

 

Unity

* scratch art-oil pastel base with tempera coating

* assemblage

* bleeding tissue paper landscapes

* class alphabet book


 

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