Third Grade

Third Grade

This year students will be explore the elements of art with a focus on COLOR! using a variety of
art media and techniques. Students will celebrate and learn about a variety of artists and connect how these artists use color.  

Our Year in Art

  Warm and Cool Colors, Color Order, Primary and Secondary, Tint and Shades, Complementary and Analogous color will be explored with a variety of creative activities
This winter we will read about artist Josef Albers and explore the science of color with interactive on line color games, interactions and projects.

Josef Albers' wife, Anni will inspire us to explore weaving and tapestries.  After a virtual visit to view the Unicorn Tapestries student will travel to the middle ages and create their tapestry!

Our ceramics unit will feature pinch pots using the limited color of Ancient Greece. What can you do with just two colors? 


Picasso and Matisse
Using paper mache techniques students will explore color in 3-D using the Picasso or Matisse as the inspiration.


 *Please click back to the Art page for more general information on our school art program.

Reminder: When does artwork come home?
We keep most of our artwork in classroom portfolios until after the spring art show. After the art show, all artwork will come home in student made portfolios so students can share with families and friends the amazing art they created this year!