Adventures in Art, Motherhood and Inspirations

Lower Primary (7-9 years)

Oil Pastel Acrylic Resist Pumpkins

Oil Pastel Acrylic Resist Pumpkins

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 […]

Tangle Doodle Hands and Names – A visual step-by-step guide

Tangle Doodle Hands and Names – A visual step-by-step guide

I’ve always loved the way each one of these projects turned out. This time I included the kids’ names (which are not displayed in the pictures here in order to protect the kids’ privacy), written in bubble fonts by the kids and decorated in lines […]

Monoprinting Sunset Boats

Monoprinting Sunset Boats

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 […]

Colourwheel Motif – Colour Mixing Lesson

Colourwheel Motif – Colour Mixing Lesson

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. 

Perspective Sheep Art Lesson

Perspective Sheep Art Lesson

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 […]