PResentation on I Am an Artist by Tendercubs Preschool and Day Nursery (United Kingdom)
|Title of Activity||Magical Coloring|
|Age of children||4 years old|
|Environment, materials||Field: School Garden
Materials: A4 paper; colored pastels; black pastel, toothpick for every child
|Expected result||It develops your children’s imagination.
It reveals children's feelings in a different technique
Children's perception, skills and creativity develop.
|Teacher's support for the child||The teacher allows the students to observe the materials needed for the technique.
The teacher tells the children the steps to be applied during the technique, first verbally and then visually.
Teacher allows students to express their feelings by asking questions. It keeps amusements and excitement alive.
Teacher guides students.
|Children's activities (planning, tasks, evaluation)||Each student gets an A4 paper. They first completely color A4 paper using the colors they wish. After the entire page has been painted, students paint all of their papers with black crayons. They draw pictures that they wish and imagine with the help of toothpicks onto the picture sheets which are black.|
|Looking for answers to the questions||What kind of paint do we use for this technique?
Which colors do we use in our technique?
What did you feel when you were using this technique?
|Title of Activity||Funny fishes – pencil prints.|
|Age of children||3-4 years old|
|Environment, materials||Gouache colors, drawing sheet, pencil.|
|Expected result||Kids know very easily without pushing to paint a pencil and click on the page.|
|Teacher's support for the child||Teacher gives all the necessary materials. The teacher has found a lot of pictures of the fish life in the aquarium.|
|Children's activities (planning, tasks, evaluation)||Can use different color tones. Children are delighted that the fish in the aquarium are becoming more colorful.|
|Looking for answers to the questions||How much should be printed to make the fish beautiful, colorful?
Do fish like to live in an aquarium?
|Title of Activity||Color Games
|Age of children||5-7 years old|
|Environment, materials||Gouache colors, glue stick, A4 format sheet, brush, water bowl, pad.|
|Expected result||Children's interest in action and joy for the end result.|
|Teacher's support for the child||The teacher shows and tells about the work to be done.|
|Children's activities (planning, tasks, evaluation)||Children prepare their workstation, take a pad, put a gouache color on the pad with a brush. PVA glue is added to the paint. Then put a white A4 format sheet and, with a little pressing on the palms, then page rotates clockwise. Lifting the page sees the results of your work.|
|Looking for answers to the questions||Did you like your job?
Why did you choose these colors?
Which color likes best?
|Title of Activity||Magic and colors of autumn|
|Age of children||3-5 years old|
|Environment, materials||Work in intersection in small and large groups with use of multiple materials and expressive techniques: leaves and twigs found outside the school, tempera, glue, cardboard, felt-tip pens, colored chalks.|
|Expected result||Discovery of reality through the exploration of materials referring to the autumn season.
Experimentation of various creative processes.
Collaboration and skills through teamwork.
Strengthening confidence in one's expressive and creative abilities.
|Teacher's support for the child||The teacher plays the role of directing education with the aim of making children discover the diversified, creative and imaginative use of available natural materials.|
|Children's activities (planning, tasks, evaluation)||Realization, with the materials found of a large autumn tree.
Children, through guided conversations and stimulus questions, evaluate the work done if it is interesting and satisfying.
|Looking for answers to questions||Are the collected leaves all the same size, the same shape and the same color?
The twigs collected on the ground and those on the plant have the same color?
What else can be made with the wood from the tree?
|Title of Activity||A Beautiful Necklace|
|Age of children||4-5 years old|
|Environment, materials||Colored raffia wire, beads, straws, colored rubber shapes|
|Expected result||The children construct a necklace by manipulating different materials and developing their manual skills.|
|Teacher's support for the child||The teacher shows the children the various materials, explains how to insert beads, straws and shapes in the wire and then observes them during the work to intervene in case of need.|
|Children's activities (planning, tasks, evaluation)||The children each take a thread of raffia and start to insert straws, beads and colored rubber shapes alternately and following their own imagination. Thus they create a necklace to wear.|
|Title of Activity||The Eyes of Miro|
|Age of children||3-5 years old|
Tempera, cardboard, canvas, brushes and pipe cleaners
|Expected result||Introducing art paintings to children. Show them similarities between the various paintings.|
|Teacher's support for the child||Improve the child's potential skills|
|Looking for answers to questions||Are they eyes? Are they birds? Why do they have feet?|
|Title of Activity||Where do dreams bring? The thin line of shadow.
Presenting Mirò, Spanish artist, his story and his paintings that are very colorful, happy and full of fun.
|Age of children||3-5 years old|
|Environment, materials||Will show a colored copy of one of Mirò's painting. Give each child a photocopy in black and white or they can draw the picture freehand and will color it by using acrylic colors or magic markers.|
|Expected result||They learned that all countries have their own famous artists and that each artist has their own style. Coloring Mirò's painting was alot of fun for them.
Approaching the child to art in a simple way.
|Teacher's support for the child||Facilitate creativity, strengthen confidence in one's expressive abilities.|
|Looking for answers to questions||Is it a Child? Has he lost his hat? Did the wind blow it away?|
We need painting sheets, aluminum foil sheets, tempered paint and paint brushes.
On the aluminum foil the children draw a snowman with the tempered paints. While the paints are still wet on the painted snowman a sheet of paper is placed, pressed and carefully removed.
FOCUS: A second snowman has appeared.
We develop the imagination and artistic creativity of the children.