In this exciting and engaging project geared towards 5th grade and up, you will find complete instructions for preparing watercolor paper along with brainstorming prompts and graphic aids.
YOU WILL NEED:
Brown and orange liquid watercolors
12" x 16" (or larger) smooth watercolor paper
Sketchpaper and pencils
Black ink fine point gel pens
White acrylic paint (50%-50% mix with water)
Engage students imaginations and while also employing a creative introduction to cartography. Students can use the visual aids to get them started along with writing out ideas and creating sketches using the brainstorming worksheet.
Explore typography and penmanship by allowing students to experiment with writing styles to reflect the mood of their maps.
Students typically need three 45 minute sessions to complete this project.