Lesson of the Week (3-5’s): Mexican Clay Coil Bowl
By pulling, pressing, and rolling, the students will make a Mexican inspired bowl from coils!
Materials used: clay, slip, clay tools
Great comprehensive show through April 30th! Go see it!
After a fabulous tour with Riva Blumenfeld last Wednesday, I highly suggest a visit before this show ends next Saturday…
Based on this Russian painter’s early use of simplified shape and pure colors, see how artists such as Stella, Twombly, Newman, Kelly, Judd, LeWitt, Serra, Calder and more followed suit in their own distinctive styles.
Gagosian Gallery: 980 Madison Avenue
LESSON OF THE WEEK: Mother’s Day Crepe Paper Flower
This week the students will learn about the most important holiday of the year – Mother’s Day :0). We will honor the wonderful women in our lives by making a Mother’s Day Crepe Paper Flower. This project will be fun and creative, yet it will also require some fine motor skills as the students continue to hone their tracing, cutting, twisting, stretching skills- among others. Happy Mother’s Day!
LESSON OF THE WEEK (3-5’s)
The people of the African tribe, Woodaabe, are known to idealize and celebrate beauty; some may even call them narcissists. The tribesmen wear Woodaabe pouches around their necks decorated with found objects such as beads, buttons, and copper along with a mirror. Students will create their own Woodaabe Pouches using yarn, construction paper, founds objects like beads, buttons, and pieces of copper.
Skills: cutting, gluing, measuring, and folding
Line, shape and form were the themes while noticing artists and architecture.