Just cover the kids and the furniture well, clean the brushes often (or use
disposable one), and do everything you did with tempera, but on a greater
variety of surfaces.
> From: "Susan Holland" <Susan_Holland@teachnet.edb.utexas.edu>
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> Date: Sat, 02 Feb 2002 07:35:41 -0600
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> Subject: acrylic paintings- 5th grade
> I have inherited a lot of acrylic painting supplies-- paint in tubes, acrylic
> medium, brushes, small palettes-- and want use some with my fifth graders
> because I think even the sight of these materials will get them excited. It
> looks a lot more like real artist stuff than tempera in a yogurt cup does.
> these guys too young for an acrylic painting unit? Most of them haven't had
> lots of opportunity to use paint in the past, and lots struggled with the
> (definitely simple) tempera painting assignment I used as a warm up in the
> fall. Can anyone share procedures or a lesson plan?