Art Masterpiece

Props used in Art Masterpiece figure drawing curriculum for 4th and 5th graders.

With art cut from schools, Creston PTA sought a way to include art education through parent-led classroom enhancements for K-5 students. Art is an integral part of life and can help students better understand the world around them. Parent guides lead classes through a lesson on a particular artist and style followed by hands-on art projects where students apply techniques.

Art enriches student’s lives by:

  • Teaching self-discipline and enhancing motor skills 
  • Promoting cognitive & creative thinking skills
  • Helps develop problem-solving skills 
  • Strengthens self-esteem and self-confidence 
  • Encourages individuality
  • Improves overall academic performance
2nd graders applying Jean-Michel Basquiat style on a Creston Little Library after a presentation on his artwork and life.
Students practicing new skills while drawing Mr. Rodecap.
Parent Guide, Maile Sand, leading a class in figure drawing and studies of Rembrandt.

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