Tag Archives: 6th grade

LEAF PLAQUE

This is a more involved project because white glue is used to outline the leaves and then it has to dry thoroughly before you can go on with the project.  Also the brown paper sack has to be prepared for … Continue reading

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BLACK ON WHITE SIMPLICITY

So we’ve been having a lot of fun with colored tissue paper painting, and  now we have sheets of black tissue left and need a project to use them in.  Looking at Google images, I can across a number of … Continue reading

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BE BOLD WITH BRITTA

One of the interesting things I learned about Romero Britta, when I looked up his biography, is the fact that when he started painting he painted on scraps of cardboard and newspaper.  Britta’s optimistic, fun-loving approach to life is reflected … Continue reading

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MY LENTEN JOURNEY

This is a little private journal for recording a “Lenten Journey to the Foot of the Cross.”  This little journal begins with four pages inside a cover and held together with a paper ring.  The pages can be left blank, … Continue reading

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CIRCLES

Artist, Marlene Healey, uses elegant colors, textures and basic shapes to create her paintings.  She creates depth with overlapping lines and texture.  We attempt to recreate her style with circles, lines and colored pencils.  We call this project, “Near and Far Circles.”  … Continue reading

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PAPER WEAVING

This is a very nice project, one I would suggest for the upper elementary grades.  We are blessed in getting lots of used calendars and are always looking for new ideas to use them in.   We also used wallpaper pages … Continue reading

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Art ala Alberto Cerriteno

This 6th grade project is inspired by the art work of Alberto Cerriterno.  Alberto Cerriterno is a Mexican surrealism artist who has developed his own very personal technique and style.You’ll notice delicate hints of traditional Mexican artistic influences in his … Continue reading

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SPIDER WITH CHENILLE LEGS

Make a room full of these hanging spiders to decorate your classroom for Halloween. The spiders are printed on black construction paper, stuffed with black tissue paper, colored chenille strips, a colored pom-pom and google eyes. Hang them with ribbon, … Continue reading

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