Bean Mosaics

2 Days (55 minute class)




Michigan Merit Curriculum:




P.2 Demonstrate skillful use of appropriate vocabularies,

tools, instruments, and technologies of the visual,

performing, or applied arts discipline.




Objectives:




  • Students will create a leaf shape mosaic using beans.







Vocabulary Words:




mosaic, texture




Preparation:




Have at least 3 different colored beans put into small cups, one for each student. Have at least 4 different leaf shape printouts, printed onto card stock for students to choose from.




Materials and Resources:




  • evaluation sheet

  • example of the project

  • beans

  • small plastic cups

  • card stock

  • glue




Motivation-Instruction:




  • Teacher will show example of the project.

  • Discuss what a mosaic is.

  • Go over evaluation sheet and expectations.




















Procedure:

Day 1:

  • Go over evaluation sheet and expectations.

  • Teacher will show examples of the project.

  • Discuss what a mosaic is.

  • Students will chose their leaf template and receive their beans.

  • Students will begin gluing beans to their leaf template and creating their mosaic.

Day 2:

  • Students will continue and finish gluing beans.







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