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Never Eat Soggy Waffles

Never Eat Soggy Waffles

Never Eat Soggy Waffles!

Great advice, right?! This was the wisdom one of my 4th graders shared with her class when they were trying to remember the order of the cardinal directions as we were drawing our compass roses.

The kids have done a great job designing and creating these with a compass and ruler. We have started painting them and will finish by mounting them to cut up road maps. 

I found this awesome lesson at Artisan des Arts! 🙂 



Jasper Johns Abstract Expressionist Maps


Fifth graders are studying Jasper Johns again this year but we are using larger paper for our maps. The kids really enjoyed the freedom of his style of painting and getting to paint like him. I’ll share more as we finish!

Jasper Johns Inspired


I’ve posted about both of these projects before but I’ve never had the classes make both projects at once or hung them together. I love it!





I love the dirty, messy quality of some of them. I like the flag as the background for the second one. I think the third one has a watercolor look to it. And I love the primary colors in the last one. Enjoy!