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Lesson Plans

Re: postcards

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John & Sandra Barrick (astroboy)
Mon, 05 Oct 1998 12:13:20 -0400

I do this too and it works great with young children pre-k-2nd. I
also do bingo, where they match the pictures(need double pictures),
and also bingo where they match the artist tool with the medium,
for instance
Picasso painting/ brush, Calder/sculpture symbol(I suppose wire
ha ha. really you can decide whatever you like. I also do the stack
and have them divide between the mediums.Painting, sculpture,

Printshop wrote:
> Art Postcards are very useful and economical. I love them. In my
> community college Intro to Art class, I have the students play a game
> with art postcards. You can use this as a warm up or an activity to go
> with discussions on "how much we really see."
> 1. Divide students in small cooperative groups of 3 or so.
> 2. Give each group a set of postcards - about 7 cards to start with.
> 3, Postcards should be face down
> 4. Groups turn all postcards over at once
> 5. Give them a set amount of time to study the pictures/art
> 6. Instructor gives a signal when students close their eyes.
> 7. Instructor removes one postcard from each group's set.
> 8. Groups work together and discuss which one is missing