Level: Junior, Middle School
Grades: 3 - 8| Age: 8 - 14 yrs | Written by:
[Laura is an art teacher at St. Joseph School in Sharon, PA]
Students will draw pictures of jars containing bugs.
Children will learn to look at the details of bugs and plants as they learn about symmetry and asymmetry.
What You Need:
What You Do:
- large white paper
- black markers
- jar pattern (optional) Older children can do quite well drawing their own jar.
- Show children a variety of bug amd plant drawings.
- Teach them to look at the bugs from the top (symmetric) and from the side (asymmetric).
- Have them draw a bug jar with pencil (younger children can use a pattern for this).
- Have children draw bugs and plants, and a bug setting in their bug jars.
- Next children go over pencil lines with black markers.
- Finish with each child coloring their project with crayons.
Of or exhibiting symmetry.
Exact correspondence of form and constituent configuration on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane or about a center or an axis.
Having no balance or symmetry.
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