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Re: Kindergarten HELP!!!!


From: artappeal (artappeal_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Nov 14 2002 - 18:36:36 PST

Today my kinders did found object printing inspired by the patterns on
Navajo weavings. We used black paint on the student's choice of colored
construction paper. We discussed the concepts of pattern, symmetry, and
printing. We used cut sponges, erasers, cardboard (used the end to create
lines), marker lids, thread spools, and film containers to create the
printed shapes. It was easy to do in one (45 min.) class period, and the
students enjoyed the process. We even had time for hand washing and


----- Original Message -----
From: "Breanne" <>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
Sent: Tuesday, November 12, 2002 6:59 PM
Subject: Kindergarten HELP!!!!

> Hi all-
> Help! I need ideas! My district is half day Kindergarten but, the
> students come to art 2X a week for an hour each time as part of an
> enrichment program. Basically - the classroom teachers give me projects
> they would do but can't because of the half day time constraints. Most
> stuff is pretty simple tracing, cutting, holiday stuff... But, I am trying
> to develop my own projects - ones that don't end up having all of the same
> results - as the other projects tend to have... any FANTASTIC Kindergarten
> ideas? :) Thanks -Breanne
> ---