This Kinders First Project solved my dilemma this fall. I have always thought that if you make the first class too easy, you feel like you’re phoning it in. Make it too complex and some may decide that art is hard, not the first impression you want to make. This project worked well for me as it had a little cutting, gluing, and drawing practice and made a pretty picture as well.
PREP: Trace or print 3″ circles on red, orange, and blue paper. Cut apart so that students may choose squares with circles printed inside them.
Punch lots of 2″ circles from red, orange and blue paper.
1. Students pick at least two squares with 3″ circles printed on them and cut them out.
2. The 3″ circles are glued to the paper.
3. Students may choose and glue precut 2″ circles to make new or add to the flowers they already have.
4. A ground line is drawn with the marker, stems are added, and flower petals and details.