Art Lesson SEASONS - Winter Woolies (oil pastels and paint)
Techniques are teacher guided and includes extensive student choice opportunities.
Suitable for primary / elementary and middle school.
A clearly laid out full-colour PDF presentation. This is a great art unit to combine with a Science inquiry into the changing Seasons, weather, melting and freezing, Mathematical symmetry of snowflakes, etc. This art lesson covers junior fine-motor skills like smooth and accurate painting. The elements of line and colour are also explored. Picture books have been given for reference among a list of resource links and a clear and comprehensive photo journal of each step of the process has been provided, along with student and teacher examples of work in progress and also the completed works. Enjoy the step-by-step instructions in this lesson, brimming with colour photographs of authentic student work. The student examples in this unit were created by 5-6 year olds. Landscape layout suitable for viewing through data projector for junior/middle primary or can be used for independent viewing by senior primary students. Presentation consists of 82 slides (pages). Examples in this unit were made by Y2 students. Easily scales up for older students.
Great way to integrate Math, Art, and Science. (January 2, 2017, Sandra B.)
If your year group is learning about weather or seasons, consider the following art units so that each class could work on an art response to a different season:
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