Wednesday, December 16, 2015

2nd Grade Australian Aboriginal Art

Since the students are learning about folktales in their classrooms, we made paintings based on an Australian Aboriginal folktale in art. The students listened to a story about how the sun was created and came up with ideas about how they can represent the story in a painting. The students learned about how Australian Aboriginal artists used many dots to create their paintings. Using Q-tips instead of brushes, the 2nd graders created colorful paintings inspired by the story they heard. They did an amazing job!

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