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…

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…

February 4, 2015 Sugirdha

  This was one of our beautiful art projects from last year. It’s simple to plan and setup and it is a great lesson on “look and observe” too. The Setup The setup was very simple. Since I was preparing at the last minute for the lesson, I didn’t find…

June 11, 2014 Sugirdha

Learning patterns and textures can be a lot of fun. We read a basic pattern and texture book and went through a lot of examples before starting the project. The lion was drawn step by step and we followed a photo from national geographic magazine. The face and mane were…

May 22, 2014 Sugirdha

I’ve been thinking of creating a Pete the Cat art project for quite a while now and finally fixed on a comic strip. It was high time too, the kids had fun as they made their own comic and learnt a lot too. It was totally creative and they were…

April 24, 2014 Sugirdha

Did you read my review and corresponding art project of “Where the wild things are”? This is one of those projects which turned out to be both more difficult and more successful than you’d imagine. This is also a project that would fill your heart with joy in the process…

April 22, 2014 Sugirdha 1Comment

Inspiration for the wild thing One night, Max wore his wolf suit and made mischief of one kind and another. His mother called him “WILD THING!”. And Max said, “I’LL EAT YOU UP!”. So he was sent to bed without eating anything. That very night… What happens next is a grasping…