Category Archives: Art Lessons

Toy Shop Day

As a culminating event for the toy production unit we had a toy shop day with students peer reviewing in “Amazon Review” style. The day before I collected all the finished toys. Only about 60% of the kids are done … Continue reading

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Packaging for the Toys

Part of the Toy Production unit was making packages that would “sell” the toy. To prepare for this, I bought some toys in the type of packages I wanted my students to mimic. We spent a period examining the toys, listing … Continue reading

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Adventures in 3-D Printing

It has been a manufacturing frenzy in the art room with our toy production unit. About 3-4 students per class chose 3-D printing for their toy.  I am on a learning curve of how to use the printer and how … Continue reading

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3-D Printing

IMG_2472 watch the 3-D printer in progress

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Sculpture Mania

Just a few moments captured today in my “sculpt around the room” game. This is a quick shot of the mess that is the Dr. Seuss Cardboard House center. They are figuring out how to make an odd shaped building … Continue reading

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