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Apt Apples


First graders will begin learning about how plants grow and develop next week. I usually do apple trees with red, glittery apples but I thought I would try something different this year. We are going to discuss George Seurat and his amazing pointillism paintings. Then we will paint an apple, using q-tips and warm colors. The problem with trying pointillism with the little ones is getting them to be patient enough to see the results of nice even dots. I’ll post the finished products later this week!

This is my example, step by step: