Build classroom community. Promote teamwork. Encourage leadership skills with Swimmy’s exciting story and lush ocean art.
Read <EM>Swimmy</EM> by Leo Lionni. Imagine the beautiful colors and creatures of the ocean. What made Swimmy the leader of his school? How could you be more like Swimmy? Here’s a project that’s fun to do with your friends! You could even do a class mural using art techniques similar to those that Lionni used to illustrate his book.
<STRONG>Sponge paint the ocean. </STRONG>Cover your art area with newspaper. Using a Crayola® Paint Brush, wet heavy paper with water.
Place a few drops of water into each Crayola Washable Watercolor pan. Dip a sponge into a color and sponge it across the paper. Use your imagination to choose more ocean colors to add to the scene. Air-dry the background.
<STRONG>Design the fish. </STRONG>In the ocean, sketch a large fish with Crayola Erasable Colored Pencils.
Draw a small fish on a sponge. <STRONG>Ask an adult </STRONG>to cut out the fish with Crayola Scissors.
Place red (or any color) Crayola Washable Paint in a recycled produce tray. Dip the sponge fish into the paint. Fill the large fish outline with many sponged red fish. Leave a space where the eye would be for Swimmy. Print him with black paint. Air-dry yo
Erase any extra colored pencil marks. Retell Swimmy’s story to younger children.
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Build classroom community. Promote teamwork. Encourage leadership skills with <em>Swimmy</em>’s exciting story and lush
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