>This works well for middle school...gather McDonalds, Burger King, etc. >empty food and drink containers and utinsels. Make several mimi-still >lifes by arranging the objects on a base, and attaching them together >(hot glue gun, elmers, etc.). The still lifes are quite portable between >classes and allow for work over several class sessions. They make >wonderful watercolors from the drawings.
This reminds me that I have seen excellent contour drawings done by
6th graders of tennis shoes! I was told they loved the lesson, worked for
a long period of time on them and seemed to learn a lot!