We continued our storybook art theme this week with the book "Elmer" by David McKee
We read the book and discussed pattern a bit. I gave each of the kids a grid that I created here. This site is really cool, you can create just about any size and kind of grid you choose as a PDF and download it for free!
The kids got to work filling in each square with a crayon design or pattern.
When our crayon work was done we used some watercolors to wash over some of our designs and to add more color.
I love what I see!
|Our final pieces were inspired by this Elmer book cover.|
At the end of the story all of the elephants decorate themselves for a special parade to honor Elmer!
We decorated our own elephant for the parade with markers and crayons and then glued our elephant to his patchwork home!