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Painted paper

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Fourth grade students had fun creating painted paper.

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Students began by adding color with crayon on their large paper, working as a group.

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Everyone enjoyed the kinetic feel of scribbling with crayon to cover a large area.

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Students next added paint using paint scrapers.

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Students explored variations of green by adding blue, yellow, white and black tempera to the green on their paper.

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Everyone enjoyed the process of mixing paint and creating texture with the paint scrapers.

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The painted paper that the students created will become the medium used for a future project.

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Exploring clay

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SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESLearning to use clay is always a fun and enjoyable project for the kindergarten and first grade students.

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This is a great project to build students’ motor control as they learn to use their hands as an artistic tool.

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Students learn many new techniques as well as build upon skills they will use all year in art class.

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Students learned how to divide their clay into even parts as they created coils for building other clay objects.

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Learning to create a sphere is also a difficult task since it requires the students to use their hands in new ways they may not be accustomed to doing.

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Students also explored braiding their clay coils together.

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These new skills will be revisited during the school year for students to increase their skill, knowledge and technique in this media of clay.

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It is also a fun project that everyone loves at the beginning of the year!