Art Center

Draw pictures about water.

Materials

  • art supplies (pencils, crayons, markers, water colors, paints)
  • printer paper and/or construction paper
  • scissors
  • glue, paste, and tape
  • balls of blue yarn, blue wrapping paper, and/or blue cellophane wrap  

Directions

Encourage children to draw pictures of water inspired by:

  • this week’s activities, especially the ones about water drops
  • the video and books from Morning Circle
  • photos or illustrations of bodies of water from books, magazines, or downloaded from the Internet; hang these around the Art Center or display them in loose-leaf binders
  • fun times with water (swimming or wading pools, trips to the ocean, water slides, sprinklers, etc.)

Invite children to make collages of water or 3-D constructions using yarn, wrapping paper, or cellophane to represent flowing water.