From Shapes to Animals

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From Shapes to Animals


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ArtsEd Washington
Type: Lesson/Unit Plan


Students will use circles, squares, rectangles, and triangles to create an animal character.  They will add details with colored pencils.  Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF. 

Content Standard(s):
Arts Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: K
Visual Arts
1) Engage in self-directed exploration and imaginative play with art materials.

a. Use motor skills to create two-dimensional art.

Examples: Finger painting, watercolors, paper collage, and rubbings.

b. Use motor skills to create three-dimensional art.

Examples: Rolling, folding, cutting, molding, pinching and pulling clay.

Arts Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: K
Visual Arts
3) Build skills by following a sequence of steps to create art that expresses feeling and ideas.

Examples: Explore the books Why is Blue Dog Blue? by G. Rodrigue and My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss to understand color meanings and moods.

Tags: animal, circle, colored pencils, rectangle, shapes, square, triangle
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