Opps Ink Blots

 Target Group: Second/Third grade

Big Ideas:Change and Perception

Students often feel the need for their art to “be right” or “perfect” when there is often no right way. In this lesson, the students will be challenged to make a "mistake" into something beautiful. Using an ink spatter as a starting point, the students will use their imagination and problem solving skills to create beautiful works of art.

Student will learn:
● to look at mistakes as opportunities
● to find solutions in art
● to create art from accidents

Standards of Education:
National Standard 1-c
Virginia Standards: 2.1, 2.2, 2.4, 3.1, 3.4


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JF Logostudent making ink splatter

Student's finished work

Student making ink splatter