Sunday, March 30, 2014

Why I Teach Art

I have made it a point to teach one art skill/project each week to my students.  I wish that I would have done this years ago, but with all of the stress on getting it all in, I didn't.  This year, I decided to dedicate time, on Fridays, for students to let their inner artist ROCK!  I have seen fine motor skills develop and students' creativity take off.  I am so grateful to also have a parent volunteer (hard to come by at my school) come in and help each week.
Their creativity has supported the connections they make during reading as well as their writing.  I can't ask for anything more!

As a way to share ideas, the following ladies and I have started a collaborative Pinterest board filled with project ideas you could try with your students.

Polka Dot Kinders
Please let me know if you are interested in contributing to this board.

How do you teach art to your students?

1 comment:

  1. Awesome idea! I would love to contribute to your Pinterest board. Please email me the details at

    Happy April 1st :-)