If you are an elementary generalist in Canada, chances are, you teach your own art lessons. That can be challenging if you don’t consider yourself an artist, but here are some tried and true routines we’ve put in place with our classes over the years that have saved our sanity.[Read more…] about Are You Avoiding Teaching Art?
Are you looking for a quick and not-too-messy project for any age? Well, look no further than fingerprint art.
Using a little paint, construction paper and markers, your students can transform their fingerprints into different art projects with lots of engagement and very little time or clean up.[Read more…] about Fingerprint Art
Here’s a great reason to eat potato chips (you don’t have to eat them, but it’s a good excuse). Have your students collect Pringles cans or any other metal or cardboard can that has a plastic lid and upcycle them into a great holiday activity.
This activity will work with other types of cans that are made of cardboard with a metal base and plastic lid.
We made our cans into snowmen, gingerbread men, penguins, Santas, elves and reindeer as a fun Christmas craft activity that parents will cherish for years to come.[Read more…] about How to Make Recycled Can Characters