Word Art: How to Combine pictures and illustrations!

January 21, 2010 at 11:17 am | Posted in crafts, Education, Kids and reading, Writing | 2 Comments
Tags: , , , , , , ,

Here’s a fun activity that allows you to write and draw at the same time! In this activity, instead of coloring in shapes or shading them, students will print and repeat words related to the picture to fill in the area.

Grades: 3-8

Materials: Paper and coloring materials

Instructions:

Draw a picture (outline only) of a cartoon character (Like one of the undercover kids!), still life scene, person or any idea the child has. Fill in the open area with printed words related to the object or letters of the alphabet. For example, if you draw an outline of an apple you can fill in the picture with the words: seeds, red, the letter “a”, etc.

Be sure to print in medium to large letters/words inside the outlines, or the project will take too long. Before you know it you will have a creative art project with both words and illustrations! Very cool!

Advertisements

2 Comments »

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

  1. That’s a pretty neat idea. I’d love to see it in the classroom.

    • Thank for the comment! Are you a teacher or know someone who is a teacher? We have a teacher’s guide on our website that includes other activities http://theundercoverkids.com/TeacherGuide.aspx that you can download. I checked out your blog it’s very interesting.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.
Entries and comments feeds.

%d bloggers like this: