Radial Designs - The 4th grade students made these radial designs. ┬áTo begin, they drew a design on a wedge shaped piece of paper. Then, they traced their lines 8 times around a circle to make one larger design. They learned that if they color the back of the wedge paper with pencil, it creates a carbon copy…
Silhouettes - A silhouette is the outline of a person, usually filled in with solid black. Instead, we made ours a little more interesting. The fourth grade students filled them in with things that make them unique: favorite foods, animals, sports, hobbies, characters from books or movies, toys, family members, subjects in school, vacations spots, etc. Once…
Symmetrical Names - The 4th grade made symmetrical designs with their names. They started by folding a piece of drawing paper in half and writing their first name in large letters along the fold. Then, they wrote the mirror image of each letter on the other half of the page. This created the base of their design. From…