1st Grade
Art Projects for May- June: 

Draw a bird:
the technique, drawing from shapes is retaught.  Students draw a realistic bird using this concept.  They are instructed to make their drawing look like a real animal, adding wings, a beak, legs and feet.  The bird is colored with blended crayons. 

Create a Decorative Birdhouse; 
Students are introduced to the technique of drawing architectural buildings.  They are shown how to use a ruler.  They design a large birdhouse, adding decorative features.  They color their drawing with blended crayons.

Make Bird Sculptures:  Students use modelling clay to create several bird shapes.  They form the figures using the technique learned, Drawing from shapes.  The clay is colored with markers and attached to the birdhouse drawing with glue.