Children learn how to utilize paintbrush strokes to create many different textures. First, she practiced creating a texture chart on manila paper. Then, she chose her acrylic paint colors and watered them down. Next, she designed her umbrella and painted it.
She really enjoys hearing about other countries and their culture. She watched the video lesson instead of using the PowerPoint lesson. Alyssa completed this lesson in one sitting, but the teacher recommends breaking the lesson up over three days for younger children. Time was needed for the first coat to dry. This particular lesson also ties in Literature, Geography, and facts about Elephants.
|Umbrella from Thailand|
I will link this post up at Blogging Through the Alphabet Linky. U is the letter of the week so come join the fun and link up your post. I will also link this post up at the Homeschool Blog Link Up, Life at Rossmont's Wordless Wednesday, and Tots and Me Wordless Wednesday.