Thursday, May 26, 2011

Time for the annual 1st grade lilac paintings!


I brought in lilacs and put a batch in a vase on each table. The kids took a good look, and then drew the vase, the stems, the leaves, a table, etc. I mixed up several different lilac paints to put on each table, and the kids used long-handled Q-Tips to paint the flowers.

Turn your head sideways for the last paintings. I don't know why Blogger insisted on rotating these 2 images below!

3 comments:

  1. Lilacs came and went weeks ago:( They are my favorite flowers there was so much rain though it shortened their season. I would love it if Stella brought home a lilac painting!!! Nice project too for the shorter attention spans that come with summer.

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  2. Amazing! The smell of lilacs is one of my favorite memories of childhood. These little interpretations of spring are so precious.

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