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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

3rd Grade Oil Pastels/Watercolor Giraffes

We actually did this project with the 3rd graders in Sept/Oct. I finally got a camera that doesn't lose charge really quickly!

To start out I showed A Slide show on fun facts about Giraffes, their environment, size, what they eat, AND of course images of Giraffes.

We started out with step-by-step instructions on how to draw the giraffe with oil pastels. Then added whatever they thought would be suitable for the background; focusing on what we discussed in the beginning of class.
This lesson took about 2-3 classes to complete.

They look truly wonderful.

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