Egyptian God and Goddesses

Upper Elementary Artist continued down the path of art history as we discovered the artwork of Ancient Egypt.  Students shared the book, The Little Hippo, through a pass and read in preparation for their art projects.  Then they read about Egyptian Gods and Goddesses and selected their inspiration.  Students were

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Pablo Picasso’s Art is Explored

Picasso’s Blue Period, Rose Period and his discovery of Cubism were explored in January with the Lower Elementary Artist.  Students were able to experience Picasso’s art in their classrooms with a full set of Montessori 3-Part Artwork cards. In the Art Studio we created Picasso Pet Portraits in his Cubism

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Finding Inspiration from Paul Klee

Lower Elementary students have continued to explore artist Paul Klee’s art.  Second and third grade artist created a piece titled “Biography Art” in which they wrote a few sentences about the artist to create a piece inspired by Once Emerged from the Gray of Night – Paul Klee.  In creating their

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September Artist of the Month is Paul Klee

Each month at CMCS, the Lower Elementary students are presented with an artist and his/her artwork during art.  They are given opportunities to engage with the artwork and learn more about this artist through shelf work that is placed in the classroom. Each student is expected to engage with the artist’s

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Patriotic Symbols Explored with Art

As the Upper Elementary students are focusing on different aspects of American culture, we started Art a few weeks early to explore American symbols. In order to prepare for the project, each class assigned a morning journal on the topic of American symbols.  When I arrived they began the project,

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