INTERESTING AND BEAUTIFUL STUFF – Colour, Texture, Shape

Students sort and classify a variety of found objects and use them to create a mixed media artwork.

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INTERESTING AND BEAUTIFUL STUFF –  Colour, Texture, Shape

Supplies:

  • Crayola Construction Paper - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm (9" x 12")
  • Crayola Washable No-Run School Glue
  • Crayola Blunt Tip Metal Scissors
  • Crayola Safety Scissors
  • Found Objects - Corks, Dry Wall Plugs, Buttons, Washers, Shells, Bottle Tops, etc.
 

Steps:

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Step 1
  1. Look closely at all the different objects.
    - How are they the same?
    - How are they different?
    - What shapes do you see?
    - What can you make with these objects?
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Step 2
  1. What objects do you like the best? Why?
  2. What is interesting about the objects?
  3. How do you know where to glue them?
  4. ​How do the objects relate to each other?
  5. What shapes do you see?
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Step 3
  1. ​Look at your artwork from a distance.
  2. What did you make?
  3. What does it remind you of?
  4. How else could you use these objects?
  5. Give your artwork a name.