Tag Archives: 5th Grade

BEAUTIFUL BUTTERFLY SUN CATCHERS

Make your classroom bright and cheerful by displaying a beautiful array of butterfly sun catchers on your windows.  You’ll need transparency film and sun catcher paints for this project.  The sun catcher paint gives the best results, but you can … Continue reading

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FOIL ART ALA WILLIAM DANIELS

William Daniels is a young artist, born in 1976 in Brighton, England.  Daneils uses oil paints on wood to create his trompe l’oeil styled art. Before making his art, inspired by famous historical paintings, he constructs models of what he … Continue reading

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FROZEN WINTER SCENE

This mirrored silhouette art is a great project for the fifth or sixth graders.  It isn’t real easy so they will have a sense of accomplishment when they finish making their art. The supplies list and pictured directions for this … Continue reading

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I AIN’T NO TURKEY

I so wanted to use that title for the project but didn’t think it would look too good in school.  So now I can’t resist.  This is a 5th Grade project that had hilarious results.  I don’t have a picture … Continue reading

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LANDSCAPE TISSUE PAINTING

Painting with tissue paper is so much fun, that I just had to add another project using the method.   I find these landscape paintings unbelievably beautiful considering their simplicity.   You’ll find the directions for this project, “Tissue Painted Landscape,” in … Continue reading

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IMAGES RETOLD

The 5th Grade started with an image cut from a magazine, and then they tell us “the rest of the story.”  To save class time I cut out a number of images, for the students to choose from, before class.  … Continue reading

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HANDS THAT HELP

We talked about how many people help us daily, and how we help or can help others.  We did this project with the fifth graders.  It is appropriate for any age or grade.  It’s not a difficult project, but does … Continue reading

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ART LIKE LAUREL BURCH

We viewed the gallery pictures of Laurel Burch from her website.  I have included her site address in the project specifics.  I have a number of the 5th grader’s works, inspired by Laurel,  included in the lesson.  You have to … Continue reading

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