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Why Collage for Early Elementary?
History and Definition 1:51
Basic Motor Skills 1:35
Creativity Benefits 2:31
Materials and Tools Overview
Best Adhesives for Early Elementary 2:21
Best Paper for Early Elementary 6:10
Best Scissors for Early Elementary 5:36
Alternative Materials 5:09
Paper and Cutting Techniques
Altered Paper Techniques 15:14
Scissor Strategies 4:15
Adhesive Strategies and Management 8:25
Creating a Collage
Planning a Collage Composition 9:23
Cutting Collage Pieces 5:45
Gluing Collage Pieces 4:04
Adding Final Details 4:05
Intermediate Project: Collagraph Collage 8:57
Advanced Project: Mixed Media Seascape 12:09
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
4 PD Hours
1 Understand how collage reinforces basic skills necessary for all learning.
2 Learn management strategies to make the collage process more streamlined and engaging.
3 Explore a variety of techniques and tools to use in collage with young learners.
Collage is one of the best ways for students to learn and experiment with new materials. Additionally, it is an ideal way for early elementary students to practice basic motor skills and creativity that will prepare them for both the art room and regular classrooms. Join Joel Scholten as he clearly explains not only the process of collage, but also the best way to introduce the medium to your youngest students. In this PRO Pack, you will learn how to organize materials, inspire your students, and get started making beautiful collages.
7. Media and Techniques
A. Selects best practices when teaching media and techniques to students
B. Scaffolds media and technique skills for students according to age and ability level
C. Designs opportunities for students to experiment with materials and skills
A. Develops lessons, units, and/or centers that connect with student interests and backgrounds
B. Designs scaffolded instruction to facilitate student learning
B. Designs instruction to address student background knowledge and ability levels
Connected National Visual Arts Standards
Anchor Standard #1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #3: Refine and complete artistic work.
Elementary Art Teacher and PRO Facilitator
Joel is an elementary art teacher in Elkhorn, Nebraska. He holds an MA in Reading and Literacy and believes that literacy and the arts are deeply interwoven. Joel believes that a successful art room balances exploration, expression, and skill development.