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View the landscape from a new perspective, using your imagination to creatively paint objects as they would appear from a distance.
Organize students into small groups and take them outside to observe how telephone poles or trees recede into the distance. Discuss the visual effects of distance on objects. If possible, ask students to lie on the ground and look up. Climb to the top of a playground slide and look down. How does one's perspective change?
Ask students to imagine themselves as ants. What would the world look like to you? Imagine yourself next as a bird. Would houses and trees seem large or small to you from the sky?
Return to the classroom and provide students with paper and pencil. Invite students to draw a picture of a landscape seen as either a bird or an ant. Remind students that objects closest to you look larger than objects that are far away.
Have students cover work areas with recycled newspaper. Use Crayola® Washable Kid's Paint and Paint Brushes to paint imagined landscape. Dry flat.
Add outlines and details with Crayola Washable Markers.
Provide an opportunity for students to share their artwork with classmates, discussing the concept of perspective in their presentations.
People around the world give thanks for their food. Celebrate a harvest of pineapples, pumpkins, or pomegranates-and sho
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Create a 3-D braille chart simply with Crayola® School Glue, Markers and paper.
Imagination and problem-solving go to work as children check out real bugs and create their own.
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Gild torn-paper edges and make golden leaf imprints on this decorative frame. Display original poetry, photos, or other
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