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Paint Like Pollock: Art Project for Grades K-2 | Deep Space Sparkle

Paint Like Pollock: Art Project for Grades K-2

Paint Like Pollock: Art Project for Grades K-2 | Deep Space Sparkle

Jellyfish art project for boys and girls. Super easy drawing & painting project from Deep Space Sparkle

Jelly Fish Art project

Jellyfish art project for boys and girls. Super easy drawing & painting project from Deep Space Sparkle

This lesson was inspired by a lesson in The Usborne Book of Art Projects. It was a huge hit with my third grade class. The lesson in the book focused on fish but I thought a sea turtle would look lovely swimming in the glittery waters. Here’s How: Creating the Background There are a couple …

Foil Turtle and Fish Collage

This lesson was inspired by a lesson in The Usborne Book of Art Projects. It was a huge hit with my third grade class. The lesson in the book focused on fish but I thought a sea turtle would look lovely swimming in the glittery waters. Here’s How: Creating the Background There are a couple …

The Great Wave Art Lesson Plan & Video | Deep Space Sparkle | Bloglovin’

The Great Wave Art Lesson Plan & Video | Deep Space Sparkle | Bloglovin’

I’ve been doing a different Kinder portrait for the last ten years of teaching art. I love mixing things up and experimenting with different combination of media. This year, I combined my favorite tempera paint with chalk and oil pastels. This might be my favorite combo of all!   DOWNLOAD A FREE ART RESOURCE: THE …

Chalk Pastel & Tempera Paint Portraits for Kinders

I’ve been doing a different Kinder portrait for the last ten years of teaching art. I love mixing things up and experimenting with different combination of media. This year, I combined my favorite tempera paint with chalk and oil pastels. This might be my favorite combo of all! DOWNLOAD A FREE ART RESOURCE: THE …

My grade 1 classes art lesson. Rainforest art lesson inspired by a lesson from "Deep Space Sparkle".  I still can't believe how great they turned out!  This is a picture of one in progress.

My grade 1 classes art lesson. Rainforest art lesson inspired by a lesson from "Deep Space Sparkle". I still can't believe how great they turned out! This is a picture of one in progress.

Hundertwasser is fast becoming my favorite artists. His dark, bright colors, organic lines and nature-inspired art is not only beautiful but appealing to children.  You are welcome to download this free handout packet to aid in the drawing of your next Hundertwasser lesson. You can photocopy the coloring page onto cardstock and use colored pencils or markers to color or you can use the handout as a drawing inspiration.  Either way, have fun with Hundertwasser!

Hundertwasser LollyPop Flowers

Hundertwasser is fast becoming my favorite artists. His dark, bright colors, organic lines and nature-inspired art is not only beautiful but appealing to children. You are welcome to download this free handout packet to aid in the drawing of your next Hundertwasser lesson. You can photocopy the coloring page onto cardstock and use colored pencils or markers to color or you can use the handout as a drawing inspiration. Either way, have fun with Hundertwasser!

Guide to Guided Drawing. Helping adults teach art to children.  by Deep Space Sparkle

Guide to Guided Drawing. Helping adults teach art to children. by Deep Space Sparkle

Paint Like Pollock: Art Project for Grades K-2 | Deep Space Sparkle

Paint Like Pollock: Art Project for Grades K-2

Paint Like Pollock: Art Project for Grades K-2 | Deep Space Sparkle

Drawing a dinosaur takes center stage in this art lesson. Students sit up and listen as all are eager to learn how to draw their favorite subject. After the drawing, students use brightly colored tempera paints to complete their artwork. Art Lesson Set Up You won’t need any fancy supplies here, just some paper, oil …

Dinosaur Art Project

Drawing a dinosaur takes center stage in this art lesson. Students sit up and listen as all are eager to learn how to draw their favorite subject. After the drawing, students use brightly colored tempera paints to complete their artwork. Art Lesson Set Up You won’t need any fancy supplies here, just some paper, oil …

Wow! America! by Robert Neubecker is one of my favorite resources for art lessons. I love his dynamic illustrations. This picture book inspired this Space Shuttle art lesson. I created this lesson for my Kinder class but see how art teacher Hannah Millard from Highland Elementary adapted this lesson for fourth grade. I think the results are even more spectacular!

Space Shuttle Art Project

Wow! America! by Robert Neubecker is one of my favorite resources for art lessons. I love his dynamic illustrations. This picture book inspired this Space Shuttle art lesson. I created this lesson for my Kinder class but see how art teacher Hannah Millard from Highland Elementary adapted this lesson for fourth grade. I think the results are even more spectacular!

Arlo Needs Glasses  by Barney Saltzberg is about as cute as you can get when it comes to interactive picture books. My group of Kinders LOVED this book. We read the book before we created our own Arlo dogs. Because the book is interactive, it is difficult to expect the children to stay seated. They …

Arlo Needs Glasses Art Lesson

Arlo Needs Glasses by Barney Saltzberg is about as cute as you can get when it comes to interactive picture books. My group of Kinders LOVED this book. We read the book before we created our own Arlo dogs. Because the book is interactive, it is difficult to expect the children to stay seated. They …

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Giraffes Can't Dance Art Lesson & Drawing Video

Whimsical-Giraffes-and-Zebras-Art-Lesson

Van Gogh Inspired sunflower still life done with oil pastel for third grade Deep Space Sparkle

Van Gogh Sunflower Art Lesson in Oil Pastel and Tempera Paint

Van Gogh Inspired sunflower still life done with oil pastel for third grade Deep Space Sparkle

jellyfish watercolors to make with the boys

jellyfish watercolors to make with the boys

Another beautiful butterfly idea!  "butterfly-art-project-for-first-grade"

Painted Paper Butterflies

Another beautiful butterfly idea! "butterfly-art-project-for-first-grade"