Sheldon kindergartners open art gallery – Daily Republic

By Amy Maginnis-Honey

The kindergarten classroom at the Sheldon Academy of Innovative Learning became an art gallery Thursday, as the children, serving as docents, showed their guests self-portraits done in the vein of artist Frida Kahlo.

Next to their drawings was a brief written statement on who their favorite artist was, complete with two reasons saying why the student chose that artist.

The art gallery debut was the culmination of about three weeks of work that began with kindergarten teachers Mary and Peter Rosenfield introducing their nearly 60 schoolchildren to the cave paintings of Lascaux. A book, as well as viewing and touring the caves on YouTube and Google images, were employed in the lesson.

via Sheldon kindergartners open art gallery Daily Republic.

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