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Yay!!! We get to PAINT!

Well, I must say that Laura Lohman at Painted Paper in the Art Room has it going on with her idea about not using water to paint with tempera! I have always loved to let the kids paint, but the spilled water and ruined paintings have hindered me from painting as much as I would have liked. This was great! The students did a fab-o job painting their warm and cool colors. We went over the color wheel as a review (quickly!) then moved on to more important things...ie. PAINTING! We did discuss warm and cool colors, and the friends we call analogous. They ARE neighbors you know... I had students in grades 2,3,4 & 5 do this. I put down big sheets of paper, so they wouldn't make tooooo big of a mess, and filled up those egg cartons I have been collecting for YEARS. Then I just split the classes up where some did warm, some did cool. We are going to be making collages of something...stayed tuned for what!

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  1. Awesome!!!! :) So glad you and your kiddos had a great start to the school year! :)

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  2. Thanks again for your great ideas! Can't wait to show what they make!

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  3. I'm an elementary art teacher and never have my students use water with tempera either. I've always poured the paint into yogurt cups (I get a ton of the drink carriers from fast food places and put the yogurt cups in those with paint).
    my blog is: www.mrsvardasartroom.blogspot.com

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  4. I'm an elementary art teacher and never have my students use water with tempera either. I've always poured the paint into yogurt cups (I get a ton of the drink carriers from fast food places and put the yogurt cups in those with paint).
    my blog is: www.mrsvardasartroom.blogspot.com

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