Painting circles with a compass

I don't know about you, but I am always looking for a new or unique tool for painting for making the process fun and interesting for children.  These compasses that we used for painting circles really fit the bill... I've shared with you how we have been exploring circles and other shapes lately.  Deborah picked up these awesome compasses at the Dollar Tree, obviously intending to use them for making circles. She wanted to borrow [...]

By | January 22nd, 2014|Categories: Around the Classroom, Creative Art|Tags: , , , |5 Comments

A lesson in color mixing

All through out the year, I give my students lots of opportunities for exploring concepts such as color mixing but along with the freedom to explore, I will often take the time to sit down with my students and walk through a concept. This lesson in color mixing is an example of such a time...