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Sure, I do a letter of the alphabet with each letter kindergaten studies =
>an art project related to it. a--art things we use...trace around them =
>make picture(have also made alligators and cut up styrofoam trays for =
>b. bubbles...we make washable soap bubbles, blow them and print them =
>c. clowns..tempera paint circus tent, Also paint clown, cut out and =
>on background picture
>d.Degas and Dancers...showed pictures and had kids draw own pictures of
>e. elephant engraving...take styrofoam plate and used skewers to carve
>elephants in it and then printed them on paper
>f. funny fish...painted with designs and then went over in markers for
>details after book discussion' also do finger fish
>g. garden gates...drew garden picture. on other paper painted white =
>cut it out and glued it on
>h. hands//pictures you can make with your hands by tracing =
>i. imaginary insects...painted and then markered detail, or crayon and =
>resist painted;Have also done indians
>j. jewelry. strung beads and painted them for necklaces, also visual =
>k. kites..made them and used thread for flying (they work) Tails of =
>l. loveable lambs,, paint background, use cotton balls, make details =
>black marker, or cut grass if you want them to practice snipping
>m. mommy and me pictures on a playground with mom swinging child. use =
>n. nice numbers...make up a simple color by the number page and have =
>follow directions to color the in the correct placs.
>o. octapus..two hands upside down thumbs tucked inside fingers toward =
>belly make a great 8 legged octapus make waves with crayons, use =
>paint to cover page
>p. pictures/ show them art pictures, have them discuss what they like.
>have them watercolor paint a picture they like best
>q. We did queen of hearts posters and went for a parade like Alice in
>wonderland. used posters and drew big queens and then made diamonds =
>numbers we were. used yarn to hang around our necks. Kids loved the
>r. rough...we do rubbings of rough things...we go on a walk to find =
>that feel rough and of course we take our paper and crayon along to rub =
>them and see what we get.
>s. We took tree branches and painted them like snakes and put squiggle =
>on them and a red felt tongue. very popular
>t. trucks..we learned how to draw them using rectangles, and =
>we put them in traffic
>u. underground uglies. One of my favorites...we make underground =
>on paper and then paint around the tunnels black or brown, then we put
>snipped grass at the top. In the tunnels we draw with crayons all sort =
>underground uglies that might live there.
>v. Vegetable people. tomatoes, beans, carrots etc. put together in =
>choice for people
>w. wet watermelons; Draw a half open watermelon with green outside, =
>rind and then red painted inside...then talk about numbers and groups =
>numbers and group seeds inside.
>x. We do x-rays of things we think of. after real ones and books are
>shown..white cut out paper on black paper.
>y. yellow yoyo.s We design yellow yoyos and paint them how we would =
>using yellow and shades and tints
>z. We do an open zoo of animals they draw with talking about the =
>background for various animals..
>( well this was done from memory so I hope it helps as my plans are =
>Laura Dunham, Fort Lauderdale
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