Category Archives: 2nd Grade

WE’LL TRIM THE TREE

After the students do this project, it can be used as a Christmas card or as a wall hanging.  So many art classes are limited to an hour or less, so patterns and directions are welcomed by the busy classroom … Continue reading

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LEAVES AND SPOOKS

I have included a pattern of a bare tree for this project, “Falling Leaves and Spooks.”  We start out with a black construction paper background and glue on the bare tree.  Then the fun begins with tearing little pieces of … Continue reading

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SPIDER WEB HOME

There are similar project as this, using watercolors instead of the colored chalk to bring out the spider web.  Either method will work, it’s mostly a matter of the drying time needed with the watercolors.   We’re using colored chalk for this, although … Continue reading

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SHADOWED

Drawing, tracing, cutting and gluing are all skills used in this 2nd grade project.  First the students draw a figure, (maybe a football player, a dancer, an angel, etc.)making sure that the arms and legs aren’t too skinny to cut … Continue reading

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SUNSHINE OR NOT

The expression on your face lets the world know what kind of mood you’re in.  We call this project “Moods.”  It just fascinates me to see how enthused the kids are with this art venture.  They are so expressive and so … Continue reading

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HOLY FAMILY CUBE

This little cube stable is just the right size for the 2” Holy Family.  I also used these Mo Manning digital stamps for the “ Pop-up Nativity,”  3rd grade project.  The digital stamps are so convenient because you can size … Continue reading

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OUT TO LUNCH TURKEY

Brown paper lunch bags are the basic item needed for this Thanksgiving project. One look at this little turkey and you can understand why he’s call an ‘out to lunch’ turkey. The second grade kids did this project and it … Continue reading

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JUST STACK ‘EM

It’s time to decorate for Halloween, but what to do with all those pumpkins!  This is our plan for this year—we’ll stack them—a “Pumpkin Totem Pole.”  Just a few pieces of construction paper, colored chalk, hairspray and crayons are all … Continue reading

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