Sunday, January 3, 2021

Winter Art Activities


         Welcome Back to Art Class

with Mr. G! 

January 25th-29th 


Remote Wedneday Art Class Reminders

1. Gather your art supplies before class begins.
2. Find a quiet place to log on.
3. Arrive on time.
4. Greet Mr. G with a HELLO!
5. Mute your microphone.
6. Be attentive to the instructions and follow along.
7. Review Mr G's website if you missed a Google Meet or need to review directions in detail.
8. Try your best! 
9. Have fun! 
10. Remember you are an ARTIST and Mr. G is proud of you! 

Please reach out to Mr. G if you have any questions or concerns.

Mr. Giannetto's email is vgiannetto@burltwpsch.org

Please follow me on Facebook: Young School Art with Mr. Giannetto
and Instagram @youngschoolartwithmr.g.

Please following the schedule below:

Monday:In person Art class for M/T Cohort. No Google Meet. All other students watch the recorded video/assigned art activity posted in our Google Art Classroom. Complete this art activity on your own. See below under Recorded Videos.

Tuesday:In person Art class for M/T Cohort. No Google Meet. All other students watch the recorded video/assigned art lesson posted in our Google Art Classroom. Complete this art activity on your own. See below under Recorded Videos.

Wednesday: All Student Google Meet: Directed Drawing-Draw a Penguin *Supplies: paper, pencil, marker, crayons


Thursday:In person Art class for Th/F Cohort. No Google MeetAll other students watch the recorded video/assigned art lesson posted in our Google Art Classroom. Complete this art activity on your own. See Below under Recorded Videos. 

Friday:In person Art class for Th/F Cohort. No Google Meet. All other students watch the recorded video/assigned art lesson posted in our Google Art Classroom. Complete this art activity on your own. See below under Recorded Videos.

Recorded Videos

The recorded videos in our Google Art Classroom explain the process of building using found objects from around the house. This is artwork to complete at home. 

1. Build a Found Object Winter Wonderland, Snow Castle, or Snow Fort  

Collect an array of white items from around the house and use them as blocks to build a Snow Castle.

Suggested materials: white items from around the house such as mugs, cups, tissue paper, paper towels, cotton balls, or anything white


 2. Build a Found Object Snowman

Collect an array of items from around the house to build a snowman. Begin with three plates.

Suggested materials: household items


Additional Art Project:

Art on Your Own

This is an optional art activity to complete if you wish in the afternoons this week. 

Painting with "Snowballs"

Click the link to visit Fantastic Fun and Learning and view my lesson in detail. 

https://www.fantasticfunandlearning.com/snowman-art-painting-with-snowballs.html








Sunday, December 20, 2020

Found Object Snowman

Welcome to Art Class with Mr. G!

Found Object Snowmen 

Build a snowman with various objects you can find around the house! 

Step 1: Pick three plates and collect an array of objects from your house including small toys, kitchen items, office supplies, and more! 

Step 2: Identify parts of a snowman and sort the items into categories such as eyes, noses, mouths, hats, scarves, arms, buttons, and such. 

Step 3: Create a snowman using the objects. Move the items around to see what works best! Have fun! 

Step 4: Draw a picture of your snowman. 

Step 5: Return all items where they belong.

Wow! Some Young School Teachers and Staff created Found Object Snowmen!




   Have a safe and fun Winter Break! 







Saturday, December 5, 2020

2nd Grade Winter Art Projects

  Welcome Back to Art Class with 

Mr. G! 

2nd Grade


Remote Art Class Reminders

1. Gather your art supplies before class begins.
2. Find a quiet place to log on.
3. Arrive on time.
4. Greet Mr. G with a HELLO!
5. Mute your microphone.
6. Be attentive to the instructions and follow along.
7. Review Mr G's website if you missed a Google Meet or need to review directions in detail.
8. Try your best! 
9. Have fun! 
10. Remember you are an ARTIST and Mr. G is proud of you! 

Please reach out to Mr. G if you have any questions or concerns.

Mr. Giannetto's email is vgiannetto@burltwpsch.org

Please follow me on Facebook: Young School Art with Mr. Giannetto
and Instagram @youngschoolartwithmr.g.

This week you have a Google Meet with Mr. G on Monday and Tuesday. Please use the supplies you have available at home. Here is the schedule for the week:

Monday: 

Directed Drawing-Draw a Reindeer

Suggested materials: pencil, markers, crayons, white paper

Tuesday:

Build a Found Object Snowman

Suggested Materials: household items

 Optional Art on Your Own

Complete this art challenge sometime this week if you wish.

Disguise a Stuffed Animal

Challenge: Create a disguise for a stuffed animal. Use construction paper, scissors, and tape to turn your stuffed animal into a different animal. 

Step 1: Choose a stuffed animal from your collection and decide how you can disguise it. Maybe turn your teddy bear into a bird or your doll into a rabbit. 
Step 2: Begin to cut out various items and tape them onto your stuffed animal. 
Step 3: Quiz your family and see if they can guess who is in disguise. 

Modifications and Additional Activities
 1. Use clothes from another toy and repurpose them.
 2. Sketch a drawing of your finished work.
 3. Compare and contrast your toy before and after its transformation. 


Saturday, November 28, 2020

1st Grade Winter Art Projects

 Welcome Back to Art Class with 

Mr. G! 

1st Grade


Remote Art Class Reminders

1. Gather your art supplies before class begins.
2. Find a quiet place to log on.
3. Arrive on time.
4. Greet Mr. G with a HELLO!
5. Mute your microphone.
6. Be attentive to the instructions and follow along.
7. Review Mr G's website if you missed a Google Meet or need to review directions in detail.
8. Try your best! 
9. Have fun! 
10. Remember you are an ARTIST and Mr. G is proud of you! 

Please reach out to Mr. G if you have any questions or concerns.

Mr. Giannetto's email is vgiannetto@burltwpsch.org

Please follow me on Facebook: Young School Art with Mr. Giannetto
and Instagram @youngschoolartwithmr.g.

This week you will have a Google Meet with Mr. G everyday! Please use the supplies you have available at home. Here is the schedule for the week:

Monday:

Directed Drawing-Draw a Reindeer

      
Suggested materials: pencil, markers, crayons, white paper

Tuesday and Wednesday: 

Artwork based on the book Snowmen At Night

Suggested materials: colorful paper, white paper, scissors, glue, pencil, crayons

Thursday:

Folder Paper Winter Owls

Suggested materials: colorful paper, glue, scissors

Friday:

 Build a Found Object Snowman

Suggested materials: household items

Additional Art Projects

Art on Your Own

These are optional art activities to complete if you wish in the afternoons this week.  


Below there are 2 Cactus Art Lessons to complete this week: Cactus Friends and Pop Up Desert Cactus. Please use whatever art materials you have available at home! Have fun! 

1
st Grade Project 1: Cactus Friends

Below there are options to use crayons/markers or watercolor paint/tempera paint. It's your choice.  
You have all week to complete this art project. Work a bit each day.  

Materials: pencil,paper, markers, crayons


Optional Materials: Watercolor paint or tempera paint, brush


Cactus Facts for Kids
1. A cactus is a succulent.
2. A cactus stores water in its stems, roots, and leaves.
3. A cactus can live without water for one year!
4. A cactus likes hot weather and dry, rocky soil.
5. Be careful! A cactus has sharp spines!


Step by Step Directions:

1. Draw a pot and begin to draw the cactus.

                                     


2. Add the arms to the cactus and various stems. Draw the sharp spines on the cactus. Add details to the pot

                  

If you are using paint please paint your cactus green. Paint the pot any color you wish. After the the paint dries use markers to trace and add details to your work and  continue with the directions below. 

Step 5: Add a face to the cactus. How is the cactus feeling? Draw different types of lines in the background. Draw straight, curved, zig zag, spiral, and loop lines. Create a pattern if you wish.



Step 6: Color your artwork. 



Extend this Art Activity

Identify the different types of lines and patterns in your work.
Describe how your cactus friend is feeling. Give him or her a name.

In our Google Classroom Mr. G recorded a How to Draw a Cactus Friend video.Watch, listen, and draw more cactus friends along with Mr. G! 



In our Google Classroom I also added a recorded video of Mr. G drawing a Snowman Cactus. Watch, listen, and draw along with me. 









1st Grade Project 2: Pop Up Desert Cactus


Cactus Facts for Kids
1. A cactus is a succulent.
2. A cactus stores water in its stems, roots, and leaves.
3. A cactus can live without water for one year!
4. A cactus likes hot weather and dry, rocky soil.
5. Be careful! A cactus has sharp spines!


Materials: construction paper, glue, scissors

Step by Step Directions

1. Rip brown or tan paper to make the sand of the desert. Glue the pieces to the bottom of a piece of paper.


2. Cut out a large circle and glue in the sky for a sun.


3. Cut strips of green paper for the cactus. Glue one end down and bend the other end down so the stem pops up from the paper. Add more.




4. Add details to the cactus. Draw the spines and flowers. 






Additional Art Activities: Line Review

Visit our Google Classroom to watch a recorded video of Mr. G reading the book Roller Coaster. Listen and draw along with Mr. G.








 



Friday, November 13, 2020

1st Grade Cactus Art Projects

 

Welcome Back to Art Class with Mr. G!




1st Grade Art Lesson 

November 23rd, 24th, 25th

Monday, Tuesday- In person art class for the M, T cohort. All other students work on the art assignment independently/no google meet. *Castro's M, T Cohort will have a live Google Meet with Mr. G.

Wednesday- Art class google meet for all remote students and the Th, F cohort. M,T Cohort please work independently/no google meet.


Please reach out to Mr. G if you have any questions or concerns.

Mr. Giannetto's email is vgiannetto@burltwpsch.org

Please follow me on Facebook: Young School Art with Mr. Giannetto
and Instagram @youngschoolartwithmr.g.

Below there are 2 Cactus Art Lessons to complete this week: Cactus Friends and Pop Up Desert Cactus. Please use whatever art materials you have available at home! Have fun! 

1
st Grade Project 1: Cactus Friends

Below there are options to use crayons/markers or watercolor paint/tempera paint. It's your choice.  
You have all week to complete this art project. Work a bit each day.  

Materials: pencil,paper, markers, crayons


Optional Materials: Watercolor paint or tempera paint, brush


Cactus Facts for Kids
1. A cactus is a succulent.
2. A cactus stores water in its stems, roots, and leaves.
3. A cactus can live without water for one year!
4. A cactus likes hot weather and dry, rocky soil.
5. Be careful! A cactus has sharp spines!


Step by Step Directions:

1. Draw a pot and begin to draw the cactus.

                                     


2. Add the arms to the cactus and various stems. Draw the sharp spines on the cactus. Add details to the pot

                  

If you are using paint please paint your cactus green. Paint the pot any color you wish. After the the paint dries use markers to trace and add details to your work and  continue with the directions below. 

Step 5: Add a face to the cactus. How is the cactus feeling? Draw different types of lines in the background. Draw straight, curved, zig zag, spiral, and loop lines. Create a pattern if you wish.



Step 6: Color your artwork. 



Extend this Art Activity

Identify the different types of lines and patterns in your work.
Describe how your cactus friend is feeling. Give him or her a name.

In our Google Classroom Mr. G recorded a How to Draw a Cactus Friend video.Watch, listen, and draw more cactus friends along with Mr. G! 



In our Google Classroom I also added a recorded video of Mr. G drawing a Snowman Cactus. Watch, listen, and draw along with me. 









1st Grade Project 2: Pop Up Desert Cactus


Cactus Facts for Kids
1. A cactus is a succulent.
2. A cactus stores water in its stems, roots, and leaves.
3. A cactus can live without water for one year!
4. A cactus likes hot weather and dry, rocky soil.
5. Be careful! A cactus has sharp spines!


Materials: construction paper, glue, scissors

Step by Step Directions

1. Rip brown or tan paper to make the sand of the desert. Glue the pieces to the bottom of a piece of paper.


2. Cut out a large circle and glue in the sky for a sun.


3. Cut strips of green paper for the cactus. Glue one end down and bend the other end down so the stem pops up from the paper. Add more.




4. Add details to the cactus. Draw the spines and flowers. 






Additional Art Activities: Line Review

Visit our Google Classroom to watch a recorded video of Mr. G reading the book Roller Coaster. Listen and draw along with Mr. G.