Wednesday, October 28, 2015

1st Grade Sugar Skulls



I have been trying to decide what to call these... sugar skulls or calacas?  I was intending to add bones for a neck and shoulders, but we are out of time, so I guess... Sugar Skulls! My 1st graders paint by traveling around the room.  One or two colors per table with a set of paintbrushes in each cup. I give them about 2 minutes per table.... and before you know it they look like these!  This was a "guided drawing", I told them what to paint at first to get the face started and then let them go!  Fun to teach!

Here is my Day of the Dead Prezi I use with all my classes, (Day of the Dead Prezi)













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