Category Archives: curriculum

Welcome Back!

Welcome back to Stratton art class! The year is off to a great start. The first day of art class was spent reviewing expectations and decorating our folders. The folders will go home at the end of the school year … Continue reading

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Pinch Pots!

What is better than a pinch pot made by a first grader?  I can’t think of much.  They loved making them and learning about working with clay!

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Anxiously Awaiting Spring!

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The students and I are anxious for the warm weather and bright colors of spring.  If you are too, this should cheer you up!  Kindergarteners have been inspired by Vincent vanGogh’s Sunflowers.  They created their own vases of flowers using  a … Continue reading

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Proud Kindergarten Students!

Check out these outstanding bead necklaces the kindergarten students made!  It took a lot of fine motor skills to create these masterpieces. First they used air dry clay to shape the beads, then they used a small wooden dowel to decorate their … Continue reading

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What’s a wallover?

That’s what the fifth graders created using an interactive website from the National Gallery of Art’s Kids’ Zone.  According to the site, wallovers are “symmetrical designs painted on a virtual wall.”  This website was a fun way to prepare for an … Continue reading

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Architecture!

The 2nd grade students have been exploring architecture in art class.  Today they learned about Frank Lloyd Wright.  Mr. Wright taught us a little bit about what it takes to be an architect.  If you want to give architecture a … Continue reading

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Donors Choose Proposal

Would you like to contribute to a project all Stratton 5th graders will be participating in?  Donate to my project Fabulous Photography on DonorsChoose.org! I would like to acquire 5 digital cameras with memory cards and replacement batteries.  I’m also … Continue reading

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