Aug 15, 2014

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Kandinsky Color Study: Free Lesson P...

Kandinsky Color Study: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: K-2 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Color Art Skills: Painting,...

Aug 7, 2013

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Kiss Clothing Stains Goodbye with Ki...

Kiss Clothing Stains Goodbye with KiSS-OFF

Let’s face it, teaching art is a messy job. Some days are messier than...

Apr 1, 2013

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Video: Making a Simple Batik for the...

Video: Making a Simple Batik for the Classroom

During my first year of teaching, I attempted real batik with my fourth...

Nov 15, 2012

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Art Room Confessions

Art Room Confessions

So often at AOE we share new ideas and aim to inspire teachers to try...

Nov 2, 2012

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Getting Rid of Paint Spills, Stains,...

Getting Rid of Paint Spills, Stains, and Those Greasy Oil Pastels

Lets talk about stains! Back in this article of yore, we got on the topic of...

Aug 28, 2012

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Paint Dispensing for Dummies

Paint Dispensing for Dummies

There are so many methods and containers you can use to dispense paint in your...

Dec 21, 2010

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Lesson: Abstract Color Mix Paintings

Lesson: Abstract Color Mix Paintings

Grade Level: 1st Grade Art Elements: Color Art Skills: Color Mixing, Abstract...

Nov 5, 2010

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5 Reasons the Arts Inspire

The arts in school and in our life can move us, inspire us, and touch us like...

Oct 25, 2010

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Symmetry Butterflies: Free Lesson Pl...

Symmetry Butterflies: Free Lesson Plan Download

Grade Level: K-2 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Line of Symmetry,...

Aug 23, 2010

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Fall Line Leaves: Free Lesson Plan D...

Fall Line Leaves: Free Lesson Plan Download

Grade Level: K-2 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Line and Color Art...

Aug 18, 2010

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Score!

Score!

My family and I love to garage sale.  As an art teacher, my clothing gets...

Aug 16, 2010

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“Painted Love”

“Painted Love”

One corner of my classroom that I have not shown you yet is the paint center!...

Jun 12, 2010

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Line: Action Jackson Lesson

Line: Action Jackson Lesson

Grade Level: Kindergarten Art Elements: Line - Students will produce 5 or...