Paint balloon using color schemes. Tie in with weaving or coiling for th basket. Paper mache a balloon, pop the balloon, add string and a basket for spring class crafts. Could go great as a bulletin board theme (Kid's Soaring to New Heights in Reading.
Buy 3 different sized clear cylinder vases, a bag of white/tan rocks (or just pick some up outside), 3 fern leaves, 3 flat round candles in either a light green or tan color, lastly fill with water! All these items can either be bought at Michaels
Idea: students bring in one to two fruits or vegetables to observe and paint. Art Projects for Kids: Vegetable Garden Watercolor Painting. This will be great to celebrate our spring garden planting we are doing.
Mixed Media Self Portrait. Oil pastel and watercolor wash, artistic photograph, and poem. Children did the backgrounds, came up with words that described them and added it on top on canvas boards. Big wow factor for the parents. What an awesome idea!
I LOVE this mixed-media/self-portrait/I Am Poem project. This would be a great art project for the first two weeks of school (and up for PT conferences). Older children - write I am Poem - Haiku style.