|Students had lots of ideas about what we should call our art gallery.|
|The students voted on which name they liked best. We used tallies to record each student's idea.|
|Lots of blank space for artwork.|
|We added a new trail with a curved line to get to the art gallery. We also have zig zag and straight line trails.|
(You can explore art concepts everywhere!)
The students used pencil, black pen and sharpie. They worked on adding detail to their creations by persisting and staying focused. They did a fabulous job.
Here are some of the final mandalas:
Students began to integrate mandalas into their daily writing.
We set up a provocation on the light table using a variety of loose parts.
|A beautiful mandala created by a student.|
Mandalas were even made out of playdough!
2D shape mandals:
We then read a book about Aboriginal art and noticed lots of circles in their designs. We also noticed they used dots to create their art. Students have begun to use dots to create mandalas.
Stay tuned to our art inquiry as we continue to explore various types of art and fill up the 'Central Park Art Gallery for Kids'.