For this project we concentrated on the use of tools in the art room. We used oil pastels, watercolors (brush and paint) and paper (scissors and glue).
Day 1: Cool and warm colors are introduced. The students then practiced how to make a spiderweb several times before drawing the image on their final copy. Once they were done they traced the pencil web with oil pastel.
Day 2: We review warm and cool colors started the hour off. I also taught students about proper brush use. The kiddo's painted the background with watercolors. Extra time was filled with designs of the spider they would make next time.
Day 3: All colors of paper were offered and the students had to 'take the test'. They had to create a spider only using all warm, or all cool colors. This was a great, active evaluation of if the students can categorize warm and cool colors.
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The above is a great example of a wonderful spider, but there was both warm and cool colors used.
Two more examples of a cool spider and a warm spider. All spiders were unique.
I was inspired by this image found on Pinterest.
Thanks for the inspiration!!