Science and Art: Tempera Paint Sea Shell Art Lesson

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Painted Paper Art
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2nd - 4th, Homeschool
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17 pages
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This Sea Shell Art Lesson introduces students to the beauty of sea shells while incorporating science. Children will learn about shells while creating fun, colorful art projects. They will use a variety of art supplies while reinforcing Language Arts and important science terms. This pdf is a must for any classroom teacher studying shells, sealife, or oceans.

This 17 page-pdf features an easy to follow art lesson, complete with full color photos. Also included is seashell info and two adorable seashell poems. This lesson is great for ages 7-11, but any age student can create a beautiful art project using these directions. This lesson is designed so that every child will be a successful artist while reinforcing Science Learning Standards.

The PDF includes:
Step by Step full-color photo tutorial for the lesson
Information about seashells
Supplies needed for project
Seashell poems
Vocab words and learning objectives
Student Gallery
Reproducible seashell handout
I Can statements
National Core Art Standards Checklist
Vocab cards
Reproducible artist statement

About Painted Paper Art
Hi, I’m Laura Lohmann and I have been teaching Art for 20 years in Ohio. I love teaching students fun and exciting projects and hope that you will find my projects enjoyable for your students. I enjoy seeing my students start with a blank canvas and explore using art materials to create beautiful masterpieces.

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Total Pages
17 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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