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Elements of Art

Learn about observation as a tool to understand a work of art. Provide a guided observation by imagining the story behind the artwork and linking everyday objects and activities to artwork. Manipulate materials and experiment with various techniques to create artwork that reflects individual thoughts, feelings, experiences and knowledge.

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    Observing Art
    Children will make observations about art.
    Young boy viewing art in a gallery
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    Exploring Color
    Children will explore the use of color in art.
    Color wheel displaying colors of the rainbow
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    Colorful Still Life
    Children will explore colors and create art from still life.
    Young girl painting
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    Exploring Line
    Children will explore line in art.
    Young boy draws a house outline
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    Lined Pottery
    Children will explore lines and use lines to decorate their own pottery.
    Child's hands playing with molding materials
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    Bubble Painting
    Children will make bubble paintings.
    Soap bubbles up close