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Elementary [1st-5th] Lesson Plan

symmetrical candles

Created on November 29, 2021 by artspaz

students will learn about symmetry and create a candle stick.

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1, SWBAT define symmetry
2, SWBAT define shape
3. SWBAT use oil pastels

1. Black construction paper
2. Metallic oil pastels and regular colors.
wide ribbon for table cloth

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1. explain what symmetry is
2. show examples of the candles used for Hanukkah, (I call it a Hanakiah)
3. Have students follow my video, or do your own.

1. do you have 9 candle sticks?
2. Is it the same on both sides?

I also like to read a story about Hanukkiah, Eric Kimmel has some good ones.


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

[K-4] Students use different media, techniques, and processes to communicate ideas, experiences, and stories

Visual Arts Standard 4:
Understanding the visual arts in relation to history and cultures

[K-4] Students identify specific works of art as belonging to particular cultures, times, and places

Contrast, Shape


Multicultural Studies