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Clay Penguins & Clay Organization

These clay penguins were such a hit that I did them with k, 2, and art club! Kids in all grades were intrigued by these awesome little figurines.

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We started off by reading the book If You Were a Penguin. Students practiced drawing penguins in their sketchbooks using geometric shapes.

The next day, we build the penguins out of clay. Students were given a piece of clay and they had to give it a couple of gentle rolls in their hands to make a cylinder. Then, they used their thumb to gently create a hollow space inside.

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Next, they used extra clay to create a cone for the beak, spheres for the eyes, and smaller cylinders for the flippers. They carefully scratched and attached all of the pieces together.

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After a kiln firing, the penguins were painted using tempera paint with glitter. We talked about how the colors of a penguin help it camouflage from predators when it swims in the water.

Once the paint was dry, students got to take their little penguin pals home! With kindergartners, I kept the paint simple with just orange, black, and white. 2nd graders and art club kids have a wider range of motor skills and were able to add details like headphones, hats, and bows to their penguins so they got to use neon colors as well.

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These are so precious — every kid was engaged and excited about the project which made it awesome!!

I also want to talk about organization strategies for clay. Doing clay with 500+ kids can be really crazy logistically. It can be really difficult to stay organized and keep track of everything especially because projects are not flat. Finding the space for everything to dry properly can be a challenge. In the past, I did not have a kiln in my classroom which made it even more difficult because I had to cart everything to the other side of the school to be fired in the other art teacher’s classroom!

Now I am fortunate enough to have a glorious kiln room so I wanted to share how I stay organized with clay. First, when kids are finished working on their piece, they have to bring it to the back table and find a slip of paper withe their name on it. They then write their number next to their name. I use this to label all of the clay pieces – I carve the first letter of their name and their number. This makes it really easy to pass back work and it is a lot easier than carving the entire name.

The projects are separated by class and placed into copy paper box lids on a giant cart.

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I keep track of whats what by labeling the box with the teacher’s name, grade, and day that they come to art. I also make sure to hold on to the slips of paper until everything is passed out just in case there is a mix up with numbers or names (there inevitably always is with kindergarten).

Towards the top of the cart, I keep some glazes, a hot glue gun (for quick repairs), and paper bags to take the projects home in. I also have a few of my own pottery pieces that “exploded” in the kiln. These come in handy to show students whose projects may have met an unfortunate fate during the kiln firing. I always show them my own bowls and tell them that it even happens to grown up artists and sometimes you just have to have a good attitude and try again.

The rest of the glaze is in the kiln room organized like this:

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I got really lucky when I inherited this art classroom its it fully loaded with tons of supplies including a bunch of amazing Amaco glazes!!! They are organized by under glaze, gloss glaze, and crystal/textured glazes. On a teacher workday a few months ago, I made some test tiles for easy reference:

This was super helpful so that I could see which glazes were expired and which were still OK to use. When students glaze, I place one color on each table with a set of paintbrushes and the test tile for reference. It helps students to envision what the color will actually look like since often it is quite different than what the glaze looks like straight out of the bottle.

Recently someone asked me what my favorite thing to teach in art is. The answer has always been and will always be clay. There is something really special when it comes to working with the natural element of dirt. In a world that is moving increasingly towards digital media, it is important for artists – young and old – to maintain a connection to the earth.

And now I’m off to unload a glaze kiln full of animal faces — blog post about that coming soon!

❤ Ms. K

 


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Hello Northwood!

 

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Leaving Mimosa at the end of last school year was bittersweet. I was excited to be offered the opportunity to be at a school for five days a week but I will definitely miss the kids I have grown to know and love over the past four years. It is hard to say good-bye to students you are watching grow up before your very eyes. Students you have created relationships with and care deeply about. Ultimately, I am thankful for the experience and will always remember my Mimosa artists. ❤

After a heartfelt end of the school year, this summer was full of adventure, more endings, and new beginnings. I traveled  to Ireland and Portland, Maine. I taught clay camp at a local art center for the 10th summer. I finally finished writing my thesis and completed my graduate degree from Georgia State University (YAY!!!!!!!!). All in all, it was an incredibly fulfilling and exciting summer! I feel reinvigorated and inspired for this school year.

Now I am at a school called Northwood Elementary and I am absolutely thrilled. I have an art classroom that is a dream come true – fully stocked with everything I could ever need. This space is so full of good energy and I can’t wait to meet the kiddos that will learn and grow within these walls.

So, without further ado – check out my new classroom!

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I have two doors to my room, this one will be used for entering. This is the view from my desk. You might spy a lovely Doc Cam which I am just itching to use. Currently on my desk are piles of papers that need to be copied or laminated – I am very excited about a Mystery Drawing activity from Mrs. Knight’s Smartest Artists which will go in my sub folder. (If you haven’t visited her Teachers Pay Teachers store you ought to hurry over — it is chock full of amazing resources and currently having a  sale!)

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Here is the view looking towards my desk corner. All of my tchotchke magnets are on the filing cabinet. My kindergarten self-portrait and a second grade seascape hang on the wall. I like to display these to encourage students to pursue art as a lifelong appreciation. Students often ask, “How did you get so good at art!?” to which I always point to my own childhood artwork and tell them to keep practicing.

The shelf holds books, files, and handouts. On the bulletin board there is a poster of my daily schedule, an Artwork Checklist poster, and the rules. Above the bulletin board are the words “Try Your Best.” I find myself constantly telling my students to try their best so I finally made a visual for the wall. I think it is one of the most important expectations of the art room and studio experience.

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Next is the whiteboard, projector, and chalkboard. I have a large, beautiful rug that adds some pops of color to the room.

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Here is the example board with standards listed by grade. (Don’t you just love the fabric and borders that the previous art teacher left for me? I adore it! Thanks Gina)

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This is the door students will use to exit the art room. The crayons and cute little signs were purchased from the Target dollar section this summer. They had some super sweet teacher goodies!

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The wall next to the doors has plenty of storage space. Artwork and supplies will be stored here.

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The entrance door and huge sink in the back corner:

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Another wall of supplies and storage:

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I am incredibly thankful for this enormous, beautiful, bright space but in every art room I have had the pleasure of setting up (this is #4!) there always seems to be just-quite-not-enough space. That is certainly true here for the giant drying rack which is currently awkwardly residing in front of shelves:

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The door next to it leads to a little courtyard with a garden and a pond; it’s so stinkin’ cute! I can’t wait to take kids out here to draw and get some fresh air.

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The wall with the windows has even more shelves with some pretty neat-o things.

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I found a whole bunch of awesome materials/resources that I can’t wait to use with my new students. First of all, a class set of color wheels:

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These are going to be soooooo handy for mixing colors and choosing color schemes! Speaking of color, check out these little color paddles. They will be another great resource to talk about color mixing.

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I also came across packs of batik paper, shrinky-dinks, scratch paper, and cyanotype paper (the one in the envelope). I have never done any of these with kids so if you know of a good activity or lesson you would be willing to share I would truly appreciate it!

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Perhaps the most exciting treasure I found in this room of magical abundance is the class set of 3D glasses! They make everything look really colorful and bright with swirly-trippy-magical awesomeness. I keep putting them on to look at artwork and the sky and down the hall and pretty much everything. I am pretty stoked to use these with the kids.

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I am attempting to keep my centers activities very organized this year. I don’t know about you but I feel like these items tend to get destroyed pretty efficiently by the end of the year so I am really trying to stress the importance of treating all art room materials with respect. I’ll let you know how that turns out lol. Do you have any tips or tricks on avoiding the destruction of materials?
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And that brings us back around to the front of the room. BUT WAIT THERE’S MORE. Not only have I been #blessed with all of this shelving,  there is an entire closet full of cupboards and shelves and EVEN MORE art supplies. 

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Oh yeah, AND four throwing wheels! I am going to have to watch a YouTube or two to refresh my wheel throwing skills before I attempt to teach it. I might try to get a guest artist in here to demonstrate one day or maybe even break these babies out for Art Club (more on that soon).

Next to this supply room is the kiln room which also comes fully-stocked with all the glaze my heart could ever desire and a beautiful, clean, not-sketchy kiln!

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It will require hulk-strength to turn so that the control panel can be accessed. Or Tinkerbell-like nimbleness to squeeze on over to the other side. . . . 

So, there you have it! My new art room where you can find me five days a week 🙂 

Next week it will be filled with budding young artists ready to learn!

I think the word that best describes the feeling that has been building up for the past few weeks is gratitude. I am so incredibly thankful that the stars have aligned and I have this dream job. I am deeply appreciative to all of the people who helped me on my journey to get to this place in my life and I am so excited to see what comes next.

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photo cred: Instagram (@mal_wingostarrjewelry)

Here’s to another back-to-school flurry of excitement and energy. Here’s to bittersweet endings and exhilarating new beginnings. Here’s to trying your best all day, every day. Here’s to the new backpacks filled with bright and happy school supplies on the backs of bright and happy eager students. I can’t wait to meet you, welcome to art!

❤ ❤ ❤

–Ms. K.

 


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Ode to the Doc Cam

 

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This post is an ode to my document camera. I love this thing so much and have become quite dependant on it to deliver instruction. Anyone who knew me in college knows that I have always been somewhat anti-technology. I had a flip phone way longer than it was socially acceptable to do so. When I first started teaching 4 years ago doc cams were still a technological novelty, one that I refused to participate in and pretty much despised. I thought that having students watch the demo on a screen instead of looking at my hands directly took away the personal aspect of the class. Eventually (as you will learn in the following poem) I finally caved in and learned how to use and eventually adore my document camera. I am so thankful that I have access to such a great resource and was struck with the inspiration to rhyme about it. Please enjoy the following, it is to the tune of Fresh Prince of Bel Air*

Now this is the story all about how
My art teachin’ ways got flipped all around
and I’d like to take a minute, with some poetry slam
I’ll tell you how I fell in love with my doc cam.

In Mimosa Elementary my career was born and raised,
In the art room is where I spent most of my days
Chillin’ out, maxin’, relaxin’ all cool
Doin close-up demos for all the kids in school 

When a couple of kids who had some yucky germs
sat too close to me and made me squirm
I got one little cold and then went bananas
I knew it was time to use the document camera

I begged and pleaded with my METI every day
and she checked out a cam to me and sent me on my way
Set-up was easy and so quick that it
was simple
and I knew that this is the way to kick it

First class, yo this is a great start
No coughing, sneezing, or too-near farts
Is this what techy people are livin like? 
Hmmm this might be alright

But wait the best part
the kids could all see all of that

This is the best type of tech for this cool Kat
I know they get it, right now and right here
All of their confusion, pushing and squinting disappeared

When the end of my demo finally came near
I pressed “freeze” and the picture still remained there
If anything I could say this feature was neat
And I thought, hey it’s awesome and pretty sweet

I now use the doc cam about seven or eight
times a day for each class that I teach
its great
and to my old ways

I say “Yo homes, smell ya later” 
and I look at my art kingdom, I am finally in an era
of perfection with my document camera

*I was recently asked if I like Will Smith by a 5th grader. I not only expressed my absolute adoration for the actor/rapper/father/positivity inspirationist but then proceeded to explain the show Fresh Prince of Bel Air to the entire class. When they confessed that they had never seen it we stopped everything and all enjoyed the opening credits together. They were for the most part impressed that I knew every single word. At least – I think the looks on their faces said they were impressed. It might have just been pure disbelief at how weird their art teacher is.


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An Update and a Tour

Ok so remember when I shared the news that i would be at 3 schools this year? Well I am pleased to say that I earned a day back at my home school due to some logistical discrepancies. I am beyond thrilled about this!! So now that I am only travelling to one other school I wanted to share a little bit about it like how I did last year. Since I was switched over there several weeks into the school year I really had to hit the ground running. I had zero time to organize, plan, prep, or set up. I basically walked in and started the show. I can honestly say that I am really glad that I am seasoned enough to be able to handle that kind of change – had that occurred my first or second year I would have been flipping out! Luckily, the itinerants who had been there before me left the room in excellent condition. It is an old band/orchestra room which I currently share with the music itinerant and some O.T. people so it is a little odd and quirky but I am definitely making it work. Here is the view when you first walk in:

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Directly on the left when you walk in is a piano and a weird slanted shelf that I have adapted into my sample/essential questions display. (It is in need to updating!)

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Directly to the right is the supply/sink/instrument storage/Occupational Therapy room:

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To be honest this room is super weird and I am completely convinced it is haunted. Also can we talk about this giant swing contraption in the middle? On second thought. . . perhaps it is better left unsaid. The supply shelf makes me want to faint because everything is everywhere but eventually I will try and get around to organizing it. There are glaze bottles from the prehistoric age (I swear) that are slowly decomposing in there.

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Next is the giant whiteboard and instrument shelf:

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Then there is a little storage closet which is blocking the only window in the room. Whoever designed this was clearly not a fan of daylight.

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Please excuse the precarious marker box tower. Trust me, when I first opened it this thing was much worse and not even remotely organized. Being an itinerant is a constant work in progress. Since I am only at this school one day a week, I do what I can when I can.

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Speaking of organizing, I was beyond ecstatic when my 3rd graders helped me sort and stack papers by color, shape, and size last week in these shelves. The white shelves on top house their sketchbooks and works in progress. The box of drums belongs to the music itinerant and I am tempted to paint them every time! (Don’t worry I won’t :-P)

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This front table is where I put the supplies we will be using that day. It is really nice to have a place to do this it makes for easy pass out and easy clean up! Last week they installed a big bright beautiful projector which shines with the light from a thousand suns and all the colors of the wind. I am so thankful for this because the set-up I had before with a portable projector was janky at best.

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My desk is in the corner with the rules and schedule:

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Now this big room has awfully big, white, empty walls that I did not have time to decorate with posters and cutesy teachery things. So instead I decided that the student’s artwork will decorate the room. I am hoping that by the end of the year it will be a glorious gallery showcasing all of the student’s hard work.

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The back wall has 2 bulletin boards. One was already decorated when I arrived and I liked the colors and the project and the kids are so proud so I left it up. The other one is what I did on the first day I was with the students to get to know them (more info on that here)

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So there you have it. The space where I spend my Wednesdays.

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I will say that while being a travelling art teacher definitely has its negative aspects, there are plenty of positive aspects as well. It is really interesting to see how different schools do things – each one has a different flavor and style. It is also great to be able to work with other art teachers! I have been so fortunate to get to work with some absolutely amazing and inspiring art teachers all of whom have taught me a trick or two. Getting to collaborate with another art teacher is something I am thankful for, not everyone gets that sort of opportunity especially in the art ed world! It is also kind of cool to break up the week, it makes the weekend arrive a whole lot quicker.

I hope that you enjoyed this tour. Until next time,

❤ Ms. K

 


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When You’re Finished (Centers in the Art Room)

Hey art teachers! What are your options for early finishers? Over the past couple of years I have been building and rebuilding my “centers” shelf.

I was rummaging around in my cabinets o’ storage earlier and found some treasures that I forgot I have been hoarding. Whenever I see a pile of junk with a sign that says “Free Stuff” in the teacher workroom I just cannot show self-control. The art teacher in me is all like I can DEFINITELY use this someday. Fast forward to 2 years later and I forgot I even had these things shoved way in the back behind the pipe cleaners and elbow macaroni. So i grabbed some inspiration from Ms. Gram to create centers! (Her classroom and behavior management strategy system is also remarkable.)

Introducing the new and improved Centers Shelf.

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Please note: it never EVER looks this organized, I wanted to make it look nice for you. 

 

There are a variety of fun things to engage early finishers that can be found here. First and foremost is the collection of books, the most popular of which are the pop-up books I used to read when I was a child. (RIP personal books but oh well the kids love them.) Here is an example of one and I tell ya, they are amazing! I also have a random pop up book that it is completely in Korean which might be the most popular book on the shelves. But enough about books!

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Next is the box of free draw. I have a bunch of How To Draw books and a basket of cut in half copy paper for free drawing. I also hoarded some post cards of various cities (and one random one of Madonna circa 1994 . . . ? which the kids can also use to draw from.)

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Okay so a friend of mine moved away a few months back and he came over to say goodbye to a bunch of us and he decided to give us stuff he “just couldn’t bring with him” and I inherited a set of dominos. So random! The kids are allowed to use them for spatial and visual games or math games but not to build a big thing to tip over because that would just be way too cray.

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I purchased a great matching game which is really difficult to get back into the box so it now resides in a plastic bag. I love this game because it shows kids a lot of different modern art that is important for them to know but we don’t always get to.

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One of the treasures I found buried away was this great weaving mat stuff. I cut it in half and filled some baggies with some Twisteez wires and lanyard/gimp/boondoggle/plastic string (What is that stuff really called anyway?!) This will make a great weaving center.

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From the dollar section at Target I was able to snag some neat-o flash cards.

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And from the generosity of other teachers and my own sense of “one teacher’s junk is another’s treasure” I have collected a bunch of blocks and shapes that can be used to make designs and build stuff.

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What kinds of things do you use as centers in your classroom?

 


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Data in the Art Room

Attention Art Teachers! Are you being asked to show “data” of your teaching and learning in your classroom? Is the mere notion of tracking 500+ students making your brain addled with logistical riddles? Well. . . me too. Most of the home room teachers at my school keep Data Notebooks for their students to show growth and evidence of learning. However, I do not believe there is an  art room in the whole entire ‘Verse that is big enough for all those 3 ring binders. Sooooo I adapted an idea that a good friend gave me which I started last year and am just now getting around to using and implementing. It is a Data Wall and it is pretty neat.

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On the left are the different standards and topics covered by the curriculum. The top part is the grade labels (k-5) and each column has a sticky note which corresponds to the color of one of the standards. Each time we complete a project or lesson that covers the standard or topic, a sticker will be put next to the class. If we cover it more than once — more than one sticker.

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Each sticky note has the day of the week for the class that is taught. For example, under the “K” column each sticky note says M for Monday, T for Tuesday, TH for Thursday, and F for Friday. (There is no W because I am at another school on Wednesdays) Some classes have more stickers because some are further ahead on projects and lessons.

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This is in the rudimentary stages but it is the best system I could come up with for now. I am happy with it for several reasons the main one is that it is so rainbowy! (I declare that to now officially be a word.) The awesome visual of it got the kids really excited when they saw it today and they were stoked that they have already learned some stuff and pumped up about filling up all the sticky notes with stickers by the end of the year.

I have always struggled with a way to make data meaningful for my students, I always thought  that it was something I have to do with the sole purpose of appeasing evaluators. After seeing my student’s reactions to it I was pleasantly surprised and might even use it once in a while.

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I am really happy to have a creative, quick, and easy way to display data. Hopefully I will be able to fine tune it to be even better!


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There is Only One You

The first day of school for an art teacher is a lot longer than you would think. This is because we art teachers have a Groundhog’s Day kind of situation where we re-live the first day over and over again for 30 times during the first week. It becomes a performance and by the 30th encore presentation you know which punchlines will get a big laugh and which will get blank stares. You know which things to skip over for kindergarteners because they just stare at you like “…….” and which things to skip over for 5th graders because they have been in here for years and duh they already know where the pencil sharpener is.

The first day/week is important because this is when you set the standard for what you will and will not allow and what you will and will not do and who you will and will not be. Its very important to use this time to practice sitting properly in chairs and lining up quietly and walking around safely. I also like to throw in a little bit of activity for the first day. Afterall, it is difficult for me to sit still and listen to someone talk for 45 minutes and I am (technically) an adult!

So after my performance of telling my students all about me (I love outerspace and I traveled a lot this summer and here are the projects we are doing this year) in a lovely PowerPoint, I give them a tour of the classroom. This year I decided to read them a story right after the tour. We read “Only One You” by Linda Kranz which is a beautifully illustrated book about wisdom.

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I used this activity to see what my kiddos could already do. Can you create a pattern? Can you use lines and shapes in your art? Can you cut out a shape with scissors? This was a really great informal assessment especially for the kindergarten noobs. I also used this to notice who my Leftys are so I can make sure to give them the correct scissors for the rest of the year. The completed fish were stapled to the bulletin board outside of my classroom. Each fish is so unique and some of them really impressed me with how creative they were (like a swordfish made with scraps or a fish that is half herbivore/half carnivore) This year’s artists are really making a splash!

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The other bulletin board was inspired by a billboard I saw when I was driving down 285, I think its a great message.

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Here are some pictures of my lovely classroom:

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Kinders are learning about Mondrian’s lines and primary colors.
1st Graders are learning about Kasndinsky’s abstract paintings.
2nd Graders are learning about Matisse’s Drawing With Scissors artwork.
3rd Graders are learning about Georgia O’keeffe’s flowers and bones.
4th Graders are learning about Van Gogh’s Starry night. (Inspired by this.)
5th Graders are learning about Mexican Guitars.(Inspired by this.)

Happy 2nd week of school! 🙂


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The Third Year and the Second School

Well hello there readers! Hopefully you haven’t forgotten all about the goings on in Ms. K’s room although it has been quite a while since my last post. This summer was busy, busy, busy! I taught clay camp for a few weeks at a local art center, traveled a bit, and got plenty of R&R. It is the third official day of school and between my two schools, things are going great! TWO schools?! You ask incredulously. Why yes! I reply — I am at TWO schools this year.  Initially I was a little apprehensive about this change. After all, it has taken me two years to get the hang of being at one school and I finally got used to things and people and places and nouns in general. But then I was given advice to look at this change as a challenge and break of sorts and with that outlook it has been a tremendous experience. Setting up my 2nd room was kind of frenzy of organizing and throwing things onto the wall to make it look as decent as possible. I think it came out great! I just finished my first day here and I am already in love with the kids. It was much easier than I thought it would be to think of them as “my kids.” So without further adieu, I present to you my 2nd art room! 062   Welcome! 007   This is the view from the door into the room. I attempted to make up for the lack of windows with an abundance of colors. 002 The word wall and colors.     067 The teacher’s desk did not fit comfortably in here so I set up shop on the bookshelf. (Please excuse my mess!)     068 The tables are labeled by shape and the helping table is identified here.     071 Rules and a color wheel.   072 Clock, white board, elements and principles. . .     003 Wall o’ shapes and the first day activity (more on that later!) You can glimpse the shapes hanging from the ceiling here: an oval rug and a rectangle calculator.     004 Sink and standards and examples board.     Mini white board, rubric, and supplies.   001 064   That is the half of my room where students will mostly be. I have a whole other half of a room that is primarily used for prepping and storage. 077 It has a chalkboard and a cart for clay. I thought about covering up the chalkboard but I think I will use it as a “graffiti wall” for early finishers. 079 Shelves of supplies and carts. 080 Drying racks on racks on racks. And a “chillout chair” 076   The paper cutter and prepping area. 078   The teacher desk made a good Choices table! That’s the gist of it so far; there is still some work to be done to make this room more personal but its a work in progress. I will be sharing this room with another itinerant who will be there on Mondays. Meanwhile at Mimosa (my first school) my classroom looks pretty much the same as it did last year.. I am so excited to work with my students again, I really missed them over the summer and I can’t wait to get to know my new kiddos at Love T. Nolan Elementary. My 3rd year of teaching is going to be awesome! Stay tuned for some great projects, artwork, and shenanigans from the art room 🙂


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The Best Glue EVER

If I had a dime for every “glue booger” I have picked out of a bottle I would have several gazillion dimes. (That’s right, I would have so many dimes they wouldn’t even add up to a real number) It is the bane of every art teacher’s existance to have to pick out the crusty dried up glue from a glue bottle that has not been closed properly. It takes up so much time and it is not great for finger nails. There are many innovative solutions to this problem:

Some use petroleum jelly or veggie oil. . .

Some boil them . . .

And some do away with the bottle all together!

Well, I have found the ultimate solution to “glue boogers” and it takes absolutely no effort on your part becasue all you have to do is order Crayola® Washable No-Run School Glue. This 4oz bottle of ooey gooey sticky goodness DOES NOT CLOG. Thats right — the folks over at Crayola have come up with an ingenous solution.

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It looks very different from that ol’ familiar orange cap glue and its a bit stockier but man oh man does it work brilliantly! The cap screws off and on the inside there is a little plastic rod that goes inside of the spout. This ensures that the glue NEVER CLOGS.

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At first I was not sold on this new design because I imagined all of the caps getting lost in the land of lost art supplies. (It’s the place where marker caps, erasers, and nameless papers go to die) Then I realized . . . you can hook the cap to the glue bottle! 

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Whoever designed this is a genius and deserves a million awards and stickers and trophies. This stuff is completely genius and I recommend it for any classroom. Thank you Crayola for this magnificent advancement in glue engineering. 🙂


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Displays with QR Codes

This year I am stepping up my displays. Last year they were pretty simple and kind of boring. I really wanted to make the displays special this year and add an interactive element. I decided to use QR Codes that link to this blog as well as information about the theme/medium/artist we are studying. Here are some examples of the displays. I have already recieved a lot of positive feedback about this 🙂

Making a QR code is super easy. To make a QR code, you go to this website which will generate a code for free. You can use text, a website link, or even set it to send a text to the viewer. Enter what you want the code to be and it will generate an image that is downloadable. I printed off a page of codes that link to my blog and have just been cutting them out to add to the display. To read the QR code, you will need a barcode scanner app on your phone. These would be so fun to use in an art scavenger hunt!

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