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Art Cafe, Ms. Slom, Kindergarten

We have had a very busy month. We started with looking at Georgia O’keefe flowers and noticed that you were VERY BIG. We then drew out our VERY BIG flowers and colored them in oil pastels. We with moved on to make sculptures. We first discussed the similarities and differences between a 2D piece of art and a 3D piece of art. Students were given cut up toilet roll rings which they assembled and...

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5th grade, Art Cafe, Ms. Slomowitz

5th Grade We started out by introducing ourselves in the “All about Me” unit through Self Portraits. We read and looked at the illustrations in I like myself by Karen Beaumont. We drew with sharpie, colored with crayons and painted over our drawings with liquid water colors. Our young artists enjoyed using different art materials. We started the year with a colaborative Art/social studies...

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4th grade, Art Cafe, Ms. Slomowitz

We started out by introducing ourselves in the “All about Me” unit through Self Portraits. We read and looked at the illustrations in I like myself by Karen Beaumont. We drew with sharpie, colored with crayons and painted over our drawings with liquid water colors. Our young artists enjoyed using different art materials. In 4nd grade the first Element of Art that we are learning is...

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3rd grade, Art Cafe, Ms. Slomowitz

In 3rd grade we do many integrated art projects with the social studies and science units with  common core standards. Our first collaborative art project was drawing a map of our campus from a birds eye view from the security gate at the entrance of the JCC all the way to the dropoff/pickup circle of the AJA. Once these were drawn and colored, students added a key to their map. We are now...

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2nd grade, Art Cafe, Ms. Slomowitz

We started out by introducing ourselves in the “All about Me” unit through Self Portraits. We read and looked at the illustrations in I like myself by Karen Beaumont. We drew with pencil, colored with crayons. Our young artists enjoyed looking at themselves in the mirrors and drawing what they saw. The Art curriculum at the AJA is based on the Elements and Principles of Art and Design. Our...

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