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Elementary [1st-5th] Lesson Plan


Created on October 25, 2018 by DoodleMama

Students will create and design spinners that they can give as gifts or keep for themselves.

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1 session; 60 minutes per session

1. SWBAT create spinners with unique designs.

1. Cardboard

2. Paper (choose paper that best fits with the media you plan to use)

3. Scissors

4. Compass or CD

5. Paint, markers or crayons

6. Glue

7. Pennies

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1. With a compass or cd make circles on a piece of cardboard. Then cut them out.

2. Glue circles down onto a sheet of paper. Once dry cut them out. Skip this step if using acrylic paint to design your spinners.

3. Create a design on the paper.

4. Make a slit in the center of the spinner large enough to stick a penny through.


Visual Arts Standard 1:
Understanding and applying media, techniques, and processes

[K-4] Students use art materials and tools in a safe and responsible manner

Abstract Art

Color/Value, Contrast

Acrylic, Colored Pencil, Crayon, Drawing, Ink, Marker, Mixed Media, Paper, Watercolor