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Elementary Art Page"Art evokes the mystery without which the world would not exist."-Rene MagritteHeather Johnson, Art Teacher10 WAYS THAT ART IS IMPORTANT IN LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT
Develops decision making skills
Teaches students to "think outside the box"
Builds strong self-esteem
Reinforces subject matter from other academic subjects
Improves fine motor skills
Allows students a constructive release from studies
Teaches understanding and acceptance of other cultures
Art can communicate where words sometimes cannot
Encourages the need to find deeper meaning and understandingCreates well rounded students
BE SMART CREATE ART!
ART! ART! ART!
IN ART…We are very excited about our year here at Dominion Trail Elementary. Students will be continuing to explore different techniques using many different mediums. We have lots of new projects planned and we will continue to have lots of fun with drawing and painting, and sculpture while learning more about all of our favorite artists..So, get your paintbrushes, pencils, clay tools, and scissors ready for an awesome new year…ONE MAN"S JUNK IS ANOTHER MAN"S TREASUREWe can use many things to make art that you might consider out dated or useless. I have listed a number of items that we would love to have. In addition, don’t hesitate to call and ask if you have other items that you think we can use.Large zip lock bags, Adult sized t-shirts, Paper plates, Rubber stamps, Shells, Legos, Baby food jars, Old jigsaw puzzles, Cardboard T.P. rolls, q-tips, Quilting batting, and
Any thing that would be interesting to draw in a still life
(Ex. telephones, teapots, shoes…anything)