Painting Galore!

These last few days have been filled with lots and LOTS of paint…and if you teach art – you know that paint = mess = fun = lots of work.  I usually spread my painting projects out so that they aren’t occurring simultaneously, but that just hasn’t been the case this week and I’m totally fine with that!  My tables are looking beautiful, bright and abstract!

This week I’m having kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade play with primary colors.  I took rolling pins and covered them with bubble wrap and asked the little ones to cover their pins with red, yellow, and blue paint.  Then they were able to have at their papers by gently rolling the pin up and down their large white paper.  They were so excited to see the variety of colors they were getting.

 

The results have been beautiful!

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We will add more to the dried pieces next week, but that is a surprise!


 

This week with 5th grade, I’m having 5B create color wheels.  I typically save color wheels and paint mixing for 6th grade, but I felt this group was up for the challenge, and they definitely were.

 

Look at the concentration on those faces!


 

I of course can not end this post without mentioning our school’s Purim celebration last week!  We had some amazing, amazing costumes: the creativity was out of this world!  I only wish I was able to get more pictures…

Here were some of my favorites:

And here was my costume:

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What do YOU think I am??