Found Object Sculptures 

Inspired by Louise Nevelson, second graders created a found object sculpture by working with their classmates. They could bring in an object or choose an object; then they chose where they wanted to glue it and voted on what color the artwork should be painted. PowerPoint: Found Object Sculpture Parent Letter: Found Object Letter (Edit it with your…

Installation Art

Elementary art students worked together to create installation art using everyday materials and displayed them on campus. PowerPoint: Installation Art Art Display Sign: Installation Art Sign Safety Pledge: Hot Glue Pledge Supplies: Whatever extra stuff you have crowding your cabinets! For our art program, I needed to do two things: 1) Fill in the weird schedule gap caused…

Monster Sculptures

Third grade art students created three dimensional monsters by painting their design onto a cardboard tube, then hot gluing “extras” onto their artwork. Supplies: Toilet paper tubes Sharpie Tempera paint Brushes Hot glue “Extras” like googly eyes, gemstones, pom poms, feathers, colorful wire I like to finish the quarter with a project that introduces my…

Embracing Chance with Circle Art

A collaborative art project that revolves around the element of chance – second graders worked with their table to create sculptures using colorful paper scraps they chose randomly. Supplies: Long scraps of construction paper Cardboard Paint Art Paste Downloadable PowerPoint: 2nd Circle Sculptures My original inspiration for this project was to use up paper scraps. I saw…