Category Archives: 2nd Grade

FOURTH OF JULY

Every kid, young and old, loves watching   fireworks on the Fourth of July. Great memories are made while the  family enjoys the brilliant, colorful explosions of light.  And the noise!    We do this piece of art on black construction paper, color the display with oil … Continue reading

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IT’S A HOOT

We call this project “Give a Hoot,” for no other reason than that I thought it was cute.  You’ll need black construction paper, oil pastels and gold glitter glue for this project.  I give a quick lesson on drawing an … Continue reading

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HERE KITTY, KITTY

We call this “It’s the Cat’s Meow.”  The 2nd Grade started the class by practice drawing cats.  I have included a web address that has  step-by-step instructions for drawing a simple cat.  We discussed primary and complementary colors on the color … Continue reading

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MOMS ROCK

Here’s another Mother’s Day project using watercolor paper.  This time for the vase that folds so the bouquet is free standing.  The flower centers can be drawn in or you can use the pattern sheet of already drawn faces.  Although … Continue reading

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BUNNY EGG-STRAVAGANZA

Our egg shaped bunny is attached to a large hanging egg—the Bunny Egg-spress.  Both sides of our hanging bunny are finished—one one side is a boy bunny and on the other side a little girl bunny.  If only one side … Continue reading

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EASTER–THE EMPTY TOMB

The empty tomb—He is risen!!   This project has a boulder, which is  attached  to the tomb with a paper fastener.  The boulder can be left closed before Easter and then opened at Easter to revel the empty tomb with the message, “He is not here; … Continue reading

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BUTTERFLY PUPPET

This project is suitable for any time of year, but I think it has special significance during the Easter season.  Before we begin our class,  the second graders and I talk about Jesus’ life, death and resurection and why the … Continue reading

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FIRST COMMUNION TRIPTYCH

“Be My Way, Be My Truth, Be My Life, Oh Lord.”  A beautiful hymn is the inspiration for this First Communion triptych.  Made while preparing for first reconciliation and communion, this project will have special meaning for the class.  This … Continue reading

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