Category Archives: Kindergarten

Fishies!

Fishies!

Our kindergartners created these adorable fish bowls. We began with a guided drawing lesson for the fish, but the students were allowed to do what they wanted for the fins.  They outlined and painted them with watercolor. Next they chose a patterned paper and glued a plain color to the bottom.  They cut out their fish bowls and glued them down to the paper.  They did an amazing job with all the steps – cutting and gluing can be hard for our little ones! 

Art to Remember 2018

Art to Remember 2018

We will be participating in Art to Remember once again to raise funds for the art program at Franklin.  The funds we raise all come back in the form of art supplies that each and every student gets to use.  For more info about Art to Remember visit their website. https://arttoremember.com/ 

 

I’m so excited about our Art to Remember projects this year. Since we work on these for the first several weeks of school and then I have to send them off to Art to Remember I thought I’d share our progress so far.  (K – fish, 1 – duck, 2 – owl, 3 – lighthouse, 4 – toucan, 5 – city/Denver skyline)

Mo Willems Pigeon

Mo Willems Pigeon

Our creative Kindergartners created these super cute pigeons inspired by author Mo Willems. First I showed them the book Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus.  I also loved the clip where Mo Willems talks about the importance of reading as well as his own work, so I showed them this short clip. Next, I showed them how to draw Pigeon and then they painted the background with lines and shapes of every color!  These turned out so cute. 

LPS District Art Show at Arapahoe Community College

LPS District Art Show at Arapahoe Community College

We have six students whose work will be on display at the LPS District Art Show, one student per grade level.  These kiddos definitely impressed me with their outstanding art! I am proud to have them represent Franklin for the 2016-2017 school year.

 

 

 

Colorful Owls!

Colorful Owls!

I think these owls by our kindergartners turned out so cute!  We did a guided drawing for the owls and then we talked about color!  The students learned about value as they colored parts of their owl with light, medium, and dark shades of the same color.  We then talked about choosing a good background color that would help their owls stand out and create contrast!

DCSD Art Show 2016

DCSD Art Show 2016

So proud of all my art show kiddos this year!