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Theres a Dragon in my Art Room Weaving with Recycled Paper art

Theres a Dragon in my Art Room Weaving with Recycled Paper art

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Weaving with Recycled Paper

Last year, while searching the internet, I came across this cool weaving project on a blog . The project uses recycled paper. I slightly changed it so it ...

There's a Dragon in my Art Room: Wild and Wacky Weaving!

I liked the lesson so much, and it was so successful that I repeated it again this year, and here's our results.

Wonderful Wacky Weaving - 3 projects

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Wild and Wacky Weaving!

My three DragonWing Arts students just finished 8 weeks of 'global art' projects. In our last class, while paint and glue were drying, I introduced a ...

Friday, December 10, 2010

There's a Dragon in my Art Room: 1st grade. Love this project!

Grade 3 discovers Picasso!

Warm and Cool 3-D Cities!

I was searching through some folders a couple of days ago, and I unexpectedly uncovered the artwork which you see on for this post.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

A new batch of Wampum Belts!

There's a Dragon in my Art Room: Wonderful Weaving with Warm and Cool Colors!

Making these cardboard sculptures with my 1st graders is one of my favorite projects. The kids learn the words sculpture, and abstract, and we discuss how ...

Faux Mexican 'bark' paintings! My DragonWing Arts ...

Views from an Art Show

... views of my former classroom. Here's the color wheel table, made from a table I rescued a few years back. The new art teacher is taking good care of it!

Layered landscape collages with textured watercolored papers

Relax, it's just a sheet of paper!

The Roofing Felt Art post - at last!

Sticky back tiles from Home Depot. (Great Idea!) There's a Dragon in my Art Room: Yarn painting, Huichol style for kids

Monday, May 10, 2010

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Subbing and an almost art show

So many questions! Wampum belts part 2

My Dream Room! by 4th grade

There's a Dragon in my Art Room: Batik with Toothpaste??!!! What Fun! - by gr.5

Sunday, March 13, 2011

There's a Dragon in my Art Room: Faux Mexican 'bark' paintings!

I've shared this in a lesson plan exchange (of lessons for substitutes) that Art Project Girl arranged a year or two ago, but I've never posted it on the ...

There's a Dragon in my Art Room: Batik with Toothpaste??!!! What Fun! - by gr.5

1st grade abstract cardboard sculpture

Surrealism again - 4th grade collages

Jackson Pollock success!

It's so easy; I hack up cardboard shipping boxes, and the kids use Elmer's Glue-All that they paint on with a pop stick. They need to count to 10 as they ...

Thursday, January 20, 2011

... at a paint-and-sip, but I've attended one, grudgingly, and I really despised the concept of a group of people all painting matching schlocky paintings.

Here's the beginnings of new project with some fun preparatory steps! Last week, my DragonWing Arts students painted large sheets of paper with black ink, ...

Tuesday, November 9, 2010. "

There's a Dragon in my Art Room: The Roofing Felt Art post - at last!

Olympics of the Visual Arts 2014

There's a Dragon in my Art Room: Layered landscape collages with textured watercolored papers Layers

Over the years I've had this blog, my various posts about 4th grade wampum belt weaving project, using pony beads, have been among my most popular.

Just before Thanksgiving, I returned from my NY state art teachers annual convention, a whirlwind weekend of learning, creating, presenting, engaging, ...

Name projects Part 2 - grade 1

There's a Dragon in my Art Room: Water bottles into a Chihuly Tower. ...maybe an Earth Day project?

Could be an interesting art journal background! Photographer: Elena Nuez bicocacolors: tramas ----- I have to do an art journal over the summer for my AP ...

WHAT'S HAPPENING IN THE ART ROOM?? Painting Teacher, 4th Grade Art, Art

An elementary art teacher blog with art projects and lessons, DIY projects and outfit photos

Cassie Stephens: In the Art Room: Heather Galler Inspired Bouquets by Second Grade Third

There's a Dragon in my Art Room: African-inspired tooling foil relief masks

If you've been reading my blog for a while, you may have noticed that, although I've been teaching a million years, ...

Crazy Legs, Texture Socks - by grade 1

cute idea for a self-portrait Cassie Stephens: In the Art Room: Royal First Graders

Surreal hallways by grade 5

A 'fauve-rite' art project: the Fauve Fauves revisited!

Friday, February 11, 2011

A Happy Art Room

So I thought this contest would present a great opportunity for me to review the rules/guidelines for making a good poster with my students.

My "wild" and cheerful bulletin boards

Fun and easy yarn projects at PTSA summer camp!

My 6th graders have been working hard on these. Today I was name-tagging for the art show, and wanted to get pics of these for you before they were all ...

There's a Dragon in my Art Room: Batik with Toothpaste??!!! What Fun! - by gr.5

Friday, January 6, 2012

recycled twisted painted paper weavings Kinder | Art Lessons For Kids Art Lessons For Kids,

Bead Mosaics Louisiana Style - the workshop

Thursday, January 20, 2011

The color choices were totally up to them. I explained my Wipe Wash Wipe method for keeping their brushes clean, and they went right to work.

There's a Dragon in my Art Room: An oldie but goodie - 'Words that Describe Themselves'

This is one of those lessons that make me proud to be an art teacher. No other teachers could deal with the problem-solving and open-ended solutions that ...

But the 1st graders, oh the 1st graders - I dreaded the annual paper weaving that is always such a challenge for some of them. So when I came across this ...

A week before Thanksgiving was my annual NY state art teachers' association (NYSATA) convention, and I presented two workshops there!