MY NAME BEGINS WITH . . . – Shape, Colour, Detail

Students draw the first letter of their name on a piece of corrugated cardboard, cut it out and paint their own, unique design on it.

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MY NAME BEGINS WITH . . . – Shape, Colour, Detail

Supplies:

  • Crayola Paint
  • Crayola Paint Brushes
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Corrugated Cardboard - about 20 cm x 25 cm (8" x 10") - 1 per student
  • Water Containers
  • Plastic Container Lids for Palettes
  • Paper Towels
  • Pencils
 

Steps:

1
Step 1
  1. Use a tracer or draw the first letter of your name freehand on a piece of corrugated cardboard about 20 cm x 25 cm. (Downloads - AlphabetTracers.pdf)
  2. Carefully cut out the letter.
2
Step 2
  1. Paint your letter in a unique way.
  2. Mix colours to make new colours.
  3. Paint shapes and objects.
  4. Paint the outer edges of your letter.
3
Step 3
  1. Make sure you let the paint dry between colours.
  2. When you are finished view your letter with fresh eyes.
  3. What does your letter make you think of? Why?
  4. What do you like the best about your letter? Why?
  • Subjects:

    • Language Arts,

    • Visual Arts

  • Grades:

    • Kindergarten,

    • Grade 1,

    • Grade 2,

    • Grade 3


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