Today the Doodlebugs and I did a little magic in the art room! Well it may as well have been magic anyway... the looks on their faces when I showed them how my innocent little fishy drawing was going to turn into a ferocious predator was absolutely priceless!
They couldn't wait to see how they were going to draw this one and of course this one is not just a great painting... it's also loads of fun! They were all holding their drawings and making them go "nom nom"... in case you don't speak fishy that's the noise they make when they are eating. lol
These fishes are drawn first in pencil and then traced in Sharpie and they'll be painted next week. This exercise really worked on those motor skills... taking a line for a walk all the way from the top of the page down to the bottom is serious stuff for a 5 year old! So some of their lines are a little wobbly but those shaky lines are evidence of their little hands hard at work :)
Enough of my babbling... take a look at them in action!
To see how they finished these adorable fishes check out Part 2 of this lesson.
Be a fly on the wall in our art room! Take a look at what we do, how we do it and the smiles that I get to see week after week :)