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Elementary [1st-5th] Lesson Plan

Dandy Dandelions

Created on November 19, 2018 by THarts

Students will use q-tips to make dandelion paintings.

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1 session; 40 minutes per session

1. SWBAT make dandelion paintings using q-tips.

1. Paper (any color)

2. Q-tips

3. Acrylic paint

4. Paper plate or paint palette

5. Rubber bands

6. Small paint brush if necessary

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1. Select the colors you plan to use and place them on your palette. (choose between 1 to 5 colors)

2. Lightly in pencil draw a few circles on your paper. (they can be different sizes)

3. Gather a few q-tips and bundle them together with a rubber band. Dip them in the paint and begin dabbing paint inside the circle. Do one color at a time. Giving each color time to dry before moving on to the next. Make the dandelion look like it's blowing away dab some paint outside of the circle.

4. Next with a q-tip or a small brush paint stems for your dandelions.

Abstract Art

Acrylic, Painting