How to Draw Fireworks
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This example of radial symmetry is also a great way to learn how to draw fireworks. MATERIALS • Journal page or drawing paper • Pencil crayon or crayons   DIRECTIONS 1. Students … Read More

Draw the White House
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If you are studying American symbols, here’s how to draw the White House. I’ve simplified it as much as possible, and have created some grid paper to help those (even as young … Read More

USA Flag Coloring Page
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In honor of the 4th of July holiday, I’d like to share a coloring page from my USA Flag Mural. It calls for some careful coloring to keep the red strips red, … Read More

Easy Statue of Liberty Tutorial
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I created this easy Statue of Liberty tutorial for 1st graders, who study US symbols in the spring of each year. If you simplify the clothes, it really helps students concentrate on … Read More

How to Draw a Bald Eagle
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Are your students studying American symbols? I tried this Bald Eagle drawing out with first graders last week, and they did an amazing job. The key is having the guide lines shown … Read More

How to Draw the Statue of Liberty
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I created this How to Draw the Statue of Liberty tutorial for kinders, who study US symbols in the spring of each year. Lady Liberty’s body and clothes would be pretty complex … Read More

Painting a Cloudy Sky
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Last week, fourth graders learned how to make watercolor clouds after they painted a bald eagle. 1. The drawing was made as shown on my Bald Eagle Tutorial. I used 6″ x … Read More

Craft Stick Flag
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Given that folk art is created by untrained artists, everyday items (even craft sticks!) may be used for its creation. MATERIALS • Craft sticks, 10 per student • Liquid water color, red • … Read More

Draw the US Capitol
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The United States Capitol is among the most architecturally impressive buildings in the nation. It has housed the meeting chambers of the House of Representatives and the Senate for two centuries. I’ve … Read More

Draw the US Capitol
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For students that may be studying US history right now, here’s some aid in drawing the US Capitol. Starting with grid paper and having a finished drawing to refer to will help … Read More

Draw the Statue of Liberty
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Drawing the Statue of Liberty is a great way to learn about it, but it’s not the most easy shape to draw. I have seen lots of students do much better than … Read More

Folk Art Flags
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Given that folk art is created by untrained artists, everyday items (even craft sticks!) may be used for its creation. MATERIALS • Craft sticks, 10 per student • Liquid water color, red • … Read More

Faith Ringgold Flag Collage
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Faith Ringgold, an African-American artist, is best known for her large story quilts. In 1985 she made a piece titled “Flag Story Quilt” which inspired this collage. I love how the bright … Read More

Draw the US Capitol Building
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For students that may be studying US history right now, here’s a tutorial on how to draw the US Capitol. • View and download Grid Paper 1. A horizontal ground line is … Read More

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