K - 3 Learning Pages:
Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers

 List Serve - Web Resources

Art  - Drawing

Artists Helping Children - http://www.artistshelpingchildren.org/howtodraw.html Specific lessons

Billy Bear: Learn to Draw - http://www.billybear4kids.com/Learn2Draw/Learn2Draw.html Fun ideas

Calli & Graphy - http://www.colorsofindia.com/calligraphy/open.html Calligraphy ideas; step by step drawing letters

Cognitive Development in School Context: Children’s Drawing - http://aaalab.stanford.edu/child_development/dev_drawing.html This developmental chart starts with the “tadpole” figures

Draw Your World - http://www.drawyourworld.com/art.html Specific focus topics for beginners

Drawing Developmental Stages - http://www.learningdesign.com/Portfolio/DrawDev/kiddrawing.html Two descriptions given for different ages/stages, with sample images

Drawing/Sketching with Kids -http://drawsketch.about.com/od/kidsdrawingpages/Kids_Pages_Childrens_StepByStep_Drawing_Lessons_and_Printables.htm   Several links

Family Education: Drawing Ideas - http://fun.familyeducation.com/drawing/childrens-art-activities/47895.html Instead of watching TV, here are some concrete and fun ideas

How to Draw - http://www.ababasoft.com/how_to_draw/ Uses flash to go step by step for many different subjects

How to Teach Drawing to Children - http://www.goshen.edu/art/ed/draw.html A wonderful article with good advice

Jan Brett’s Home Page - http://www.janbrett.com/activities_pages.htm Go to the Learn to Draw… section

KinderArt - http://www.kinderart.com/drawing/ Excellent ideas and lessons

“My Drawing Sucks” - http://www.aare.edu.au/03pap/ric03701.pdf An article talking about self-image and drawing

Teaching Drawing Skills - http://www.everydayart.com/draw.html I love the line in this article “Listen to your eyes, not your brain…”

Using Drawing as Intervention for Trauma - http://www.tlcinst.org/drawingintervention.html Interesting article - something to think about

 

List Serve Mailing - June 2, 2007