Week 3

This week Grades TK, K, 4th, 5th, 3rd and SDC Classes had Art.

TK: Piet Mondrian inspired collage

Artist Study: Piet Mondrian

Elements of Art: Shape and Color

Media and Materials: Construction paper, glue, and markers.

Kindergarten:Printmaking inspired by Piet Mondrian

Artist Study: Piet Mondrian

Art Process: Printmaking with cardboard and black paint

Elements of Art: Shape and Color

Media and Materials: blue, red, yellow, and black Tempera paint, cardboard pieces, and construction paper


3rd Grade: Embossed Tin Foil Art (Session 2)

Mr. Thomas’ class started this project this week.

Check out these completed projects!

4th Grade: STEAM Lesson using Kidspark

The students explored the Kidspark Engineering Kits.  They build tractors and made modifications to push, pull, and haul objects.

5th Grade: Southwest Cactus Paintings

Artist Study: Gerogia O’Keeffe

Elements of Art: Shape and Space

Media and Materials: Black sharpies, Watercolor paper, and Watercolor paints

Mrs. Simmons Class:  The students completed their Painted Pumpkins.


It’s 2nd quarter! Weeks 1 and 2

Important Announcements:

1. Come by and check out the PTA Reflections Art Gallery in the Library on starting Wed. 10/23 until Fri. 10/25.

2. Congratulations to Areyna Macomb, who won 1st place in the CVESD Red Ribbon Art Contest and will be receiving an art basket prize. Wolf Canyon will also receive $500 to purchase supplies for our Visual Arts programScreen Shot 2019-10-19 at 10.19.59 PM

TK and Mrs. Gersten’s class: Mosaic pumpkin


Text: Spookley the Square Pumpkin

Element of art: shape

Media and Materials: 1 inch orange squares, and construction paper (black, white, and green).

Kindergarten: Fall Tree Painting with aluminum foil

Artist Study: Vincent Van Gogh

Science integration: Seasons (Fall)

Elements of art: Texture and color

Media and materials: White construction paper, oil pastels, tempera paint, and aluminum foil

First Grade: Close-up monster (session 2)

Artist Study: Georgia O’Keeffe

Elements of art: Space and texture

Media and materials: White construction paper, oil pastels, black permanent marker, “scratch tool” (Popsicle stick)

Second Grade: Antique Flower Drawing (Session 2)

Artist Study: Vincent Van Gogh

Elements of Art: color, texture

Media and materials: water and black paint solution, white construction paper, oil pastels,  and black crayons.

Mr. Thomas’ class: Glowing Leaves

Science integration: Seasons

Media and materials: Chalk Pastel, Leaf templates, blue painters tape, and black construction paper.

4th Grade and Mrs. Simmon’s class: Value pumpkins

Elements of art: Color (value), and Space

Media and Materials: tempera paint (red, orange, yellow, and white), oil pastels, and white construction paper

6th grade: Animal Grid drawings

Elements of art: color (value), line, texture, and shape

Media and materials: White construction paper, animal magazines, rulers, permanent marker, charcoal pencil, and colored pencils.

GATE: Multicultural paper mache figurine (session 1)

For week 2, the students began their research on a culture they selected for their paper mache figurine.  Students planned out and designed a sketch of their figurine on a planning sheet.

3rd Grade, 5th grade, and SDC classes had a pumpkin drawing lesson with a substitute.





Week 8 and 9

Mrs. Gersten’s class and TK: Turtle color wheel (continued)

Kindergarten: Textured Name Art Session 3

1st Grade: Up close monsters (Session 1)

Element of art: Space and Texture

Artist Study: Georgia O’Keeffe

Materials and Media: White construction paper, black permanent marker, Popsicle sticks, tooth picks, and oil pastels

2nd grade: Antique Flower drawings (Session 1)

Artist Study: Vincent Van Gogh

Element of art: texture, space

Materials and Media: oil pastels, black tempera paint and water, and paint brushes

3rd Grade: Organic shaped foil art (session 1)

Element of Art: Shape (organic vs. geometric shapes)

Materials and Media:  Yarn, cardstock, Elmer’s white glue, foil, tape, and colored sharpies)


4th Grade, 5th grade , and Mr. Thomas’ class- Keith Haring inspired art

Element of Art: Line (movement)

Artist Study: Keith Haring

Materials and Media: Markers and white paper

6th Grade: Value flowers

Element of art: Value

Materials and Media: Charcoal Pencils and white construction paper