This lesson plan takes a look at Dale Chihuly's glass sculptures and gives directions and supplies needed for young children to make their own glass-like 3D sculpture.
The sections in the lesson plan include:
In this lesson children will have the opportunity to learn about Kandinsky. In some of Kandinsky's works he layered circles to create color swatches. The children will get to layer circles on top of each other by size- large to small. As the
In this lesson children will explore MC Escher's tessellation artwork. Children will gain knowledge about what MC Escher does when placing his tessellations together. Also children will follow directions to arrange, order, and position tessellations
In this lesson children will create a symmetrical snowflake with various supplies and understand what the word symmetrical means through visual representations. This lesson will also support fine motor skills.
Children will use fine motor skills to string beads onto pipe cleaners. Also incorporated into this creative lesson children will practice counting up to 10 beads that they string onto their sculpture using 1:1 correspondence.
During this lesson children will identify basic shapes in a creative ways while demonstrating body awareness of body parts (eyes, arms, legs, nose, mouth, ears, hair, etc relationships to one another).
When shadow tracing children will label and notice the differences between large, medium, and small objects vs. the traced shadow size. Children will also demonstrate their use of fine motor skills to trace along the shadow.