Piled-High Burgers

Grade 4s did these collages back in November and I'm finally getting around to posting these pictures. They were super colouful on the art room walls. The primary kids, especially, loved them and stared at them with wide eyes every time they came into the room.

Where did I see this lesson first? I'm not entirely sure. I've seen these burgers many times floating around art various blogs and Pinterest. Please let me know if you are the first author of this lesson and I'll send a link back to your blog!

I gave students very little direction with this project. We brainstormed some burger ingredients, I quickly demonstrated how to cut buns, and asked them to carefully arrange ingredients on black paper before gluing. Some students were very imaginative with their burger ingredients. (Gingerbread men were a popular topping.). And I loved how other students figured out themselves how to create 3-D toppings like ripple chips.



Festive Reindeer

Grade 1s asked for a festive holiday project and I saw this on Pinterest this morning so I quickly made it happen for my afternoon class. I love how simple but striking these are. Thank you to ARTventurous who posted a great lesson on drawing and painting these little guys. The only addition I made was to have students add some small dabs of gel glue to the paintings at the end and sprinkle with a little bit of white sparkly glitter. You can never go wrong with glitter! :)

An empty bulletin board was just waiting for some festive cheer.
Got this up quickly this afternoon!