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- This à la cART art bundle is for elementary classroom teachers or home schoolers – full of projects inspired by the Japanese contemporary artist, Yayoi Kusama. Each lesson has been successfully tested and used with TK (Transitional Kindergarten) to grade 5 students. It starts with an easy project, aPrice $20.00Original Price $27.50Save $7.50
This à la cART lesson introduces students to the avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama and her DOTS.
You will Receive
- 15-page, non-editable PDF
- a single class (45-60 minute) duration art project
- an introduction script to read aloud with questions to engage students
- list of different art techniques used
- step-by-step instructions with pictures
- gallery of student work
- common core art standards
- extension activity
Total of 15 pages
I design à la cART lessons to be completed with simple art supplies as it is difficult enough trying to cart materials from one classroom to another. This DOT art project does need something extra: circled objects (recycled corks, plastic caps, toilet rolls, etc); (optional) bingo markers; and (optional) colored polka dot stickers.
Approximate Time Needed
The time needed will depend on the age group of students but usually takes approximately 45 - 60 minutes for the read-aloud introduction, art lesson and clean up.
Read Aloud Introduction
You do NOT need any art and / or art history knowledge to teach à la cART lessons – it is all laid out for you. The read-aloud introduction introduces the artist and explains art movement and techniques pertinent to the lesson; with questions guiding student conversation.
I like using visuals to support my lessons. Due to copyright infringement, the art pieces are not included but I have listed the artist and title of the artwork. You can do a Google image search and then share with the class by projecting on a smartboard or whiteboard.
Common Core Art Standards
(K.VA:Cr3.1.1a) Engage in exploration and imaginative play with materials.
(1.VA:Cr2.1.1a) Explore uses of materials and tools to create works of art or design.
Perfect for grades TK – 2, homeschooling
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