Tag Archives: chinese new year

Year of the Fire Rooster

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Year of the Fire Rooster

Chinese New Year is happening in a couple days and my 1st and 2nd graders celebrated with some beautiful artwork! Check it out…

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Chinese New Year

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Chinese New Year

Several of my classes learned about Chinese New Year a few weeks ago. We incorporated lines, patterns, texture, paper sculpture and paper folding into these projects and they made a great display!

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My adapted class made some sheep since it’s the year of the sheep. They loved the different materials but they especially loved the giant googly eyes. 👀

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Fifth Grade Fish

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Fifth Grade Fish

Check out some of the awesome koi fish by my fifth graders! We are looking at Asian art in all grades right now. After discussing some of the stories about koi fish and looking at lots of pictures of real and drawn koi, they started sketching their own. Next week, we will paint them with watercolor. I’m super impressed with how well they are doing so far.

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Chinese Dragons

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We are a little late for the Chinese New Year but we discussed the tradition anyway and the kids are really enjoying the project. We are reviewing some of the basic art elements of line, shape, pattern, and color.

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Chinese New Year!

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I love teaching the kids about Chinese New Year. It is such a bright, colorful celebration and teaches the kids about a different culture. Perfect, right? So these are a couple of projects that I do with 3rd and 4th grade. 3rd graders made the koi fish wind socks and the 4th graders did the “old” scrolls.