Cool beginning of the year project. Kids love "hand art". If working with preschoolers think of ways they can get this colorful effect at their level as most are not ready to cover the whole space or make intricate designs. Gluing small pieces of colorful tissue? Dot paints in neon colors? Hands covered with the letters of their name…or at least the beginning letter? Sparkle glue designs?
5th Grade Chalk Planets - Teach Junkie - Teach shading techniques with a planets space art project. Here is a chalk art project for fifth grade that focuses on the basics of art like shading a sphere. Students pick a planet to illustrate and use chalk to create the colors and shading. With a stunning a bold piece of art like this, what’s not to love?