ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter

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ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
ADDITIONAL IDEAS ADDED to a fun spring art activity that can be completed easily in the classroom, home school, or art room. Patterns and many photos are supplied to help create the items on the string. This lesson plan provides a fun project for
Subjects:
Science, Visual Arts, Spring
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$1.50
34 ratings
3.7
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
PROJECT OVERVIEW-PURPOSE: WHAT FUN IT IS TO COLOR, BUT THESE SHEETS ARE MUCH MORE THAN THAT! This lesson is designed to make life easier for the classroom teachers - a simple way to incorporate "art action" into independent activity time. It will
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Autumn
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$2.50
16 ratings
4.0
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
A fun art experience that introduces the elementary student to the meaning of symmetry and mono-print through a fun painting project combined with a language arts writing experience. An "easy-art" lesson that can be done in the classroom. Symmetry
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Winter
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.50
9 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.19 MB)
By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
This LanguageART lesson is so much fun, while it integrates art and language arts for classroom use. Independent seat work/printables/samples Very little prep for you. Students have fun while learning. Challenge questionaires. PDF lesson
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Spring
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.00
13 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (59.03 MB)
By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
A lesson plan to provide the elementary student with MANY fun Spring activities, to be enjoyed in the class room, home school, or art room. Learning design, 3-dimension, and basic art skills are all included in these art projects. A follow-up
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Spring, For All Subjects
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Fun Stuff
$2.00
8 ratings
4.0
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
A fun spring activity for elementary age children is found in this "Art Action" lesson plan. The project begins with group discussion and interaction regarding the season of spring, proceeds to a quiet drawing experience, and ends with
Subjects:
Environment, Visual Arts, Spring
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.50
3 ratings
4.0
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
MIXING COLORS CAN BE A MAGICAL EXPERIENCE!!! DOWNLOAD INCLUDES: printable coloring sheets, PDF lesson plan, Step by step photos. This lesson can be used as a science lesson, in addition to art. Using watercolor markers in the primary colors of
Subjects:
Science, Arts, For All Subject Areas
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
$2.00
6 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (7.60 MB)
By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
BACK TO SCHOOL WITHOUT CLIFFORD! Kids love a puppy! Especially, when that puppy is Clifford! This " EASY-ART" Craftivity for the classroom is a lesson the kids will love,as they create a simple "back to school" craftivity of Clifford, as a puppy,
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Short Stories, Back to School
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Fun Stuff
$2.00
6 ratings
3.9
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
PROJECT OVERVIEW-PURPOSE: WHAT FUN IT IS TO COLOR, BUT THESE SHEETS ARE MUCH MORE THAN JUST THAT! THEY ARE FUN ALONE, BUT, WITH A LITTLE EXTRA WORK, THEY BECOME ADORABLE CHRISTMAS GIFT BAGS. Giving gifts and thinking of others, is such an important
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Printables
$3.00
11 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (51.28 MB)
By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
PROJECT OVERVIEW-PURPOSE: To provide the elementary student with a 2-dimensional basic weaving experience, followed by a " new twist " on this, when student experiments to creatively change the flat weaving into a paper sculpture. OPTION #1: A
Subjects:
Measurement, Visual Arts, For All Subject Areas
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Fun Stuff
$3.00
6 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (5.54 MB)
By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
A Valentine craftivity with multiple lesson plan adaptations resulting in many different final products. Projects are easily adjusted to all elementary grade levels. The lesson also introduces the concept of "assembly line" as the children pretend
Subjects:
Visual Arts, For All Subject Areas, Valentine's Day
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Fun Stuff
$2.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
PROJECT OVERVIEW-PURPOSE: An Activity Packet of printables... Kids get to have fun throughout the school year as they color, interact with each other, and answer questions...great any time, but primarily reflecting on their year and the Summer
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, End of Year
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$2.50
7 ratings
4.0
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
ART! MUSIC! Both are fun...so, let's put them together in a drawing and listening experience and see what we can learn - in the grade level classroom, art room, music class, or home school.The skills of concentration, interpretation, and
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Music, For All Subject Areas
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Fun Stuff
$2.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
PROJECT OVERVIEW-PURPOSE: WHAT FUN IT IS TO COLOR, BUT THESE SHEETS ARE MUCH MORE THAN THAT! This lesson is designed to make life easier for the classroom teachers - a simple way to incorporate "art action" into independent activity time. It will
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
$3.00
3 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (42.00 MB)
By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
A fun winter art activity that teaches upper elementary students how to create symmetry and 3-dimension, as well as reinforcing their design and composition skills. Many basic craftivity skills are also covered in this environment-related art
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Winter
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.50
7 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.54 MB)
By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
To provide the young elementary student with a spring-summer art, language arts, and science experience. Group research, discussion, and sharing of past experiences is a necessary part of this lesson, using the suggested books. Children will read,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Visual Arts
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$1.50
4 ratings
4.0
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By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
Many "easy-art" Spring projects for your classroom...teach language arts through a fun art activity. Spring is a new beginning time of the year, and so are these lessons. Fun, coloring, imagination, creativity, vocabulary development, math skills,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Spring
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
$4.00
6 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (68.24 MB)
By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
DOWNLOAD INCLUDES: PDF lesson plan Patterns for face (optional use) Step by step photos Printable facial layout BB ideas Follow-up game PROJECT OVERVIEW-PURPOSE: This is so much fun!!! Just the name "Puff Portraits" gets the kids thinking! Lesson
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Back to School
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$1.50
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (3.32 MB)
By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
Patterns and printables provided to give the elementary student a basic drawing experience combined with a 3-dimensional craftivity. Reading a spring story together is the perfect motivation - followed by a class discussion of scientific details
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Spring
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.50
8 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (3.98 MB)
By ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter
Clifford's Bundle...SAVE $2 WITH THIS BUNDLE!!! WHAT A FUN DOG CLIFFORD IS!!! All children love reading his stories. But, it makes it even more fun when the kids also create an art projects about the stories. Your students will laugh, smile,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Short Stories
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Fun Stuff
$4.00
4 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I taught art to grades 1-6 for 22 years. Sadly, I had to take disability retirement long before my ideas stopped flowing. I still find myself creating projects in my head, and now, with TpT, I have a place for those new ideas to materialize. TpT has also given me an opportunity to share my numerous original and successful lesson plans developed over those 22 years of teaching.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Hands on-totally creative. My classroom has a positive atmosphere, where children are happy and feel good about themselves whether they possess artistic talent or not. It is a place where the teacher projects an "anything is possible-you CAN do it" philosophy. Art projects are often correlated with the classroom curriculum, so lesson plans can also be used in the grade level classroom or home school. "ART ACTION" is always happening, always learning, and always having fun!. It is busy hands in a busy classroom where lot of learning is taking place.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Dow Chemical Excellence in Teaching Award and numerous grants to provide art enrichment programs for the students and staff. I was chosen to teach additional seminars to system wide staff and children's groups. During my 22 years of teaching, I also received extensive newspaper coverage and photos of projects and art show events.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BS in Education-visual arts degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Extensive continued post graduate education.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

My goal, throughout my teaching career, was to be a creative, quality, motivational art teacher. I always presented my original lessons in a positive, happy, "well disciplined but free" classroom environment. I was always striving to bring out the very best, while giving the child a satisfying learning experience.

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