Mrs. Hawley's Art Class
Our Goal is to Provide:
An atmosphere for creative expression
Experience in a variety of art subjects and media
Physical, intellectual, and creative development
Unique and powerful forms of communication
K-4 Art Focus:
Creating: Conceiving and developing new artistic ideas and work
Presenting: Interpreting and sharing artistic work
Responding: Understanding and evaluating how the arts convey meaning
Connecting: Relating artistic ideas and work with personal meaning and external context
3rd and 4th graders working on the pinch and coil methods
3rd and 4th grade ceramic pots
3rd and 4th grade Picasso portraits
1st and 2nd grade printmaking
Why is Art Important?
The arts make learning come alive.
The arts challenge students to think about and respond to themselves and the world in many different ways.
The arts cultivate skills and discipline.
The arts help children understand their own as well as others cultures and times.
The arts help students discover creative ways of thinking about questions and problems.
The arts strengthen academic performance.
The arts open a wide range of careers.
The arts make leisure meaningful.