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Draw rectangles to create an original tile design. Decorate your tiles with original designs to create a vibrant piece of art!
Give each student a piece of white paper. Ask the students to measure the paper and define its area.
Instruct the students to carefully measure and draw rectangles of different sizes until their paper is completely filled. Instruct the student to keep a list of the area of each rectangle they draw.
Once the students have completely filled the paper with rectangles of varying sizes, ask them to add the area of all the rectangles they drew and compare it to the area of the paper.
Instruct the students to use Crayola® Washable Markers to create original designs inside the rectangles. Encourage the students to leave some rectangles blank as needed to reach their desired aesthetic.
Instruct the students to use a ruler to outline each tile block with a black marker.
Ask the students to write a journal entry describing their choices. Why did you choose the colors you used? What inspired the designs you drew?
Explore proportion and geometry! Create a vibrant watercolor of your bedroom.
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