2nd Grade Art

Collection by Shanna Piatt

Shanna Piatt
If I lived in a snow globe use clear plates, paint the snow

Snow Globes and Reindeers

Have you read the book The Snow Globe Family? It's such a neat story and it really got my students writing today. The family that lives inside the snow globe is just like the family who owns the snow globe. The little family keeps wondering when will it snow. They long for a snowstorm. We used the prompt -If I lived in a snow globe.... My students were using some great adjectives and really trying to pull in their five senses. I was so impressed. I think the original idea was Deanna Jump's…

It is Art Day!: Kandinsky Trees

Kandinsky Trees

My first graders really need help with their fine motor skills this year. After completing a very successful Kandinsky Concentric Circle painting lesson noted below, I followed up this past week with a tree inspired lesson. Once again, I found my inspiration from Jen Draw the Line At and I used her lesson suggestions for this very successful lesson. My student's used Crayola Metallic crayons instead of the Crayola Construction paper crayons and we used juice lids for some bigger circles in…


Winter Bird Art Lesson | Deep Space Sparkle

Create a wonderful winter bird in birch trees with this lesson using simple painting supplies. Great for second graders, students work with watercolors,

Line, repetition, pattern, watercolor resist

Artwork published by Ms87

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Art for Small Hands: Printing Repeats - The children cut animal figures from styrofoam and print them repeatedly on collages made with tissue paper. For ages 9 to 13. Plan for 3 sessions. Look at the greats; no child is too young for art history. Look at the world; learning to make art is learning to see and find pleasure in details. Exploring Eric Carle.

Printing - Repeats

The children cut animal figures from Styrofoam and print them repeatedly on collages made with tissue paper. For ages 9 to 13. Plan 3 sessions. KEY IDEAS Relief printing Making repeated prints from a single plate Understanding and using printing terms Making a collage for the background LANGUAGE relief printing, brayer, printing plate, collage, overlap YOU WILL NEED White drawing paper approximately 12 by 18 inches—one per child Colored tissue paper White glue thinned with water Small…

Christmas Crafts for Kids: Shape Christmas Tree Sponge Painting~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Christmas Tree Crafts: Shape Christmas Tree Sponge Painting - Buggy and Buddy

Here's an easy Christmas tree craft for kids that also incorporates math- a shape Christmas tree! Grab your sponges and paints, and let's get stamping!

Matryoshka Doll (Second Grade)

Patterned Matryoshka Dolls | Deep Space Sparkle

Matryoshka dolls are wooden nesting dolls originating from Russia. For second grade students, these are the perfect vehicle for a lesson in line and pattern

Manchot sous la neige

Penguin Suit

Penguin Suit is offset printed locally using vegetable based inks on on 100% post-consumer waste. The 270gsm card is teamed with an FSC accredited...