This is a very simple lesson based on the work of russian artist Wassily Kandinsky . just about every art teacher has some version of this lesson in their repotare. I have done it many times and many different ways, and have found this method to be my favorite.
I usually do this simple, 2 class lesson with 1st graders but I would be right at home in any 2nd or 3rd grade class.
It is a great lesson for increasing young artists dexterity and control, through the drawing of concentric circles. In addition to increasing fine moter skills this lesson is a wonderfull introduction to art history, as well as materials such as oil pastels, water colors and of course the wax resist, painting technique.
By, Ryan Benedetti