Fourth Graders made these fantastical sculptures, “hatchlings,” using a variety of materials. They started by drawing an egg during a Zoom art lesson that took place while the fourth graders were first in quarantine. They practiced shading the egg to make it look three-dimensional. Then they drew an imaginary creature hatching from the egg.
Pictured here is Julian, a first grader who enjoyed the brand new role of “Assistant Head of School” on Friday, November 5, 2021. First grade teacher Jodie Hudson came up with this idea as part of her Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports system in her classroom. She incentivizes students with “PAWSitive Behavior” tickets that recognize…
First and Second graders made these whimsical, life-sized “person selves”. They used papier-mache and paint to make their faces and cardboard for the bodies. They glued on yarn for hair and fabric for clothing. They measured themselves and measured their work and then attached movable limbs using brass fasteners.
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