Mrs. White Hearts Art

Jessica White
Mrs. Jessica White

Mrs. White Hearts Art

Jessica White is a K–5 art teacher for the Republic R-III School District. For more art project ideas, visit her blog at www.mrswhite-hearts-art.blogspot.com

Jessica White

Winter 2014: Radial Design Snowflakes

These snowflake designs integrate the math principal of radial symmetry with art skills such as printmaking and painting! Learn about radial symmetry Radial symmetry is when an object has symmetry (is the same) around a central axis. When you rotate an object with radial symmetry, it looks the same all the way around. Can you […]

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Pop Art Popsicles

Summer 2015: Pop Art Popsicles

The Pop Art movement began in the 1950s in Britain. Pop Art often uses popular or everyday objects and changes them, such as making them larger and more colorful to draw attention to them. Pop Art is known for bright, bold colors and is sometimes quite silly! These Popsicle paintings are inspired by pop artist […]

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Printmaking with found objects

Summer 2014: Printmaking with found objects

One of the greatest things about creating art with children is providing them with opportunities to explore and try new things. In my elementary art room, I love to pique my students’ curiosity and even surprise them a bit. Sometimes I ditch the paintbrushes and give the children everyday objects to create art with. I […]

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Hundertwasser Flowers

Spring 2015: Hundertwasser Flowers

Ages 5 and up Background Information Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser was a painter and architect known for his enthusiasm for environmental issues. Looking at Hundertwasser’s flower paintings, you and your child can notice and talk about the use of color, shapes and lines. Some of Hundertwasser’s paintings used warm colors (red, orange and yellow) and […]

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Monarch Butterflies

Fall 2014: Symmetrical Monarchs

Connecting art to other subject areas takes learning to a deeper level. Nature is a favorite subject matter of professional and child artists alike, so connecting art to science is very fitting. Art is a great way for children to explore what they learn through hands on activities. This project connects not only art and […]

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Kandinsky Circles

Fall 2013: Making Kandinsky Circles

One of the benefits of being an elementary art teacher is watching as my young students explore the world through art. Sometimes it’s not the finished product that’s significant, but rather the actual experience of making art. For this reason, I always urge my students to try new things and not be focused on making […]

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