First grade art

Explore a variety of creative and fun art projects for first grade students. Encourage their imagination and artistic skills with these engaging ideas that are perfect for young learners.
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This lesson is an original by Julie Werkman, who I student taught with 25 years ago. It is a great lesson for teaching the elements of art! Line, shape, color, texture, and value are all worked in! Any fishy book of your choice maybe the inspiration! First, we paint some light to dark blue waves on a large 18x24 blue construction paper for our fish bowl. I pre-trace the fish bowl on the back of the paper before the next class, then students cut out and add seaweed and rocks! After painting a…

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Elizabeth Woodward
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Teaching weaving was one of those things I dreaded my first year teaching. I got a C on a weaving project in college because I was certain that my professor would never notice that I'd missed a warp string, causing a large runner to snake it's way through my weaving. So when I saw weaving in my curriculum, I was not thrilled. It also didn't help that I had a first grade boy shout, "I'm NOT WEAVING. It's FOR GIRLS." Here's the funny part: days later, he was the best weaver in class and years…

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Sherry Droste
Another good week in our classroom. We had Open House so a lots of projects were going on. We drew Easter bunnies and introduced addition with regrouping. My students understood the regrouping concept very fast so I moved on with the practice. We used these colorful rainbows to review at the end of the... Read More Easter Crafts, Crafts, Easter Crafts For Kids, Easter Art Project, Easter Activities, Easter Kindergarten, Preschool Crafts, Easter Preschool, School Crafts

Another good week in our classroom. We had Open House so a lots of projects were going on. We drew Easter bunnies and introduced addition with regrouping. My students understood the regrouping concept very fast so I moved on with the practice. We used these colorful rainbows to review at the end of the week... Read More

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Jill Hammen