Tuesday, September 30, 2014


Concentric Circles and Wassily Kandinsky

Concentric circles are circles with a common center.  Students will learn about Wassily Kandinsky and his famous work of art titled "Farbstudie Quadrate," in which he illustrates concentric circles.

Information on Farbstudie Quadrate:

Information on Kandinsky:

Animated Kandinsky circle video:

Students will create a tree on concentric circles using paint chips and scissor skills.

1.  Draw tree branches with crayon or paint a bare tree.
2.  Cut and glue various circles to the tree using paint chips for a variety of color.


Cut circles to make concentric circles out of construction paper. 

Monday, September 22, 2014

Blue Dog

3-5th Grades

Students will learn about the famous Blue Dog paintings and recreate their own blue dog.


How to draw a Blue Dog:


Friday, September 19, 2014

The Cave Paintings of Lascaux

Students will learn about the history of the Cave Paintings of Lascaux.  They will recreate a cave painting using earth toned chalks on brown paper.



Children's story:


See this blog for great student examples:


Friday, September 12, 2014