Movement Mondays

Movement Mondays: Become a Famous Work of Art

Español abajo In this Movement Monday Activity, create a replica of a famous work of art using your body and household found objects. Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other media to a solid surface. The medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush, but other implements, such as…

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Movement Mondays: Found Object Art Exhibition

Español abajo Search your home for found objects to include in an art exhibition! Supplies Tape, Cardboard boxes Instructions   Step 1: Think about what kind of art exhibition you want to make. Are you going to include sculptures, 2D images or both? Will you include abstract art, representational art or both? Step 2: Explore…

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Movement Mondays: Still Life

Español abajo In this Movement Monday Activity, create your own still life through a scavenger hunt. Still life is a term used by artists to describe art that depicts all kinds of man-made or natural objects such as; cut flowers, fruit, vegetables, fish or wine. The goal of a still life composition is to direct the viewer’s eye…

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Movement Mondays: Found Object Skyline Sculpture

Español abajo Build your own city skyline using objects you find in your own home! A skyline is the outline of a city against the sky. Skylines are like fingerprints for cities – no two are exactly alike! Because of their beauty and recognizability, skylines are common subjects in various works of art. You’ve probably…

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Movement Mondays: Winter Scavenger Hunt

Español abajo Create an assemblage inspired by winter. Instructions Step 1: What are your favorite things about winter? Step 2: Explore your house for objects that remind you of the winter season. Be sure to ask a parent or guardian permission to use the objects that you collected in your artwork. Step 3: Find a…

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2022 I Have a Dream Art Activity

Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day by reflecting on Dr. King’s legacy and the civil rights movement.  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is renowned for his lifelong work in the civil rights movement. The civil rights movement was integral in affording African American people equal rights in the U.S. and bringing an end to segregation. His…

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Movement Mondays: Winter Holiday Postcard

Español abajo Share holiday cheer this season by sending a postcard to your loved ones. Supplies Paper, Pencil Instructions Step 1: Search your home for materials to use for your postcard or letter. In addition to paper and a pencil, look for materials you can collage or color with. Be sure to ask a parent…

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