March 21, 2016 Sugirdha

I found this lesson on ‘a faithful attempt’ long ago and had always wanted to try it. It was a 2 day lesson. I didn’t show what they were making at first so the kids were taken by surprise on day 2 when they saw the result.

February 16, 2016 Sugirdha

Here is a simple icebreaker lesson I created for a group of new lower primary (7 to 9 years old) students. It sure was a hit, uses quite a number of fun techniques and made the kids feel ‘grown up’ on the first day of art class. You need: A4…

May 13, 2015 Sugirdha

I found a similar lesson online a few years ago (couldn’t find the link now). It can be done using any shape or template. The kids found this template more appealing. The kids learn about primary, secondary and tertiary colours in this lesson. 

March 3, 2015 Sugirdha

Here’s an art lesson to teach children about Perspective. Here’s what you’ll need: White sheet of paper. I used A3 size. Tempera Paint – Blue, Yellow, Black and White Black Grease pencil or oil pastel for drawing A lesson on perspective I showed some pictures of mountain pastures from the…

February 8, 2015 Sugirdha

Here’s a beautiful rainy (stormy?) day art lesson from last year. I wanted to do a colour wheel lesson and was happy to let the kids explore with water colours. Not only did it work excellently for the theme, but it was a welcome change from tempera paints. What you’ll…