Art All Around
Kindergarten Oral Language Resources
Children will:• Learn about the concept of art.
• Access prior knowledge and build background about different kinds of art.
• Explore and apply the concept of how we can make art.
Children will:• Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of art.
• Orally use words that describe different kinds of art.
• Extend oral vocabulary by speaking about how we feel about art.
• Use key concept words [create, imagine].
Explain• Use the slideshow to review the key concept words.
• Explain that children are going to learn about art:
• How to create art.
• Things to imagine.
Model• After the host introduces the slideshow, point to the photo on screen. Ask children: What do you see in this picture? (crayons, paint, play dough).
• Ask children: What can you do with these art supplies? (draw, paint, etc.)
• Say: Today we are going to learn about art. We will talk about how to use supplies to create art. We will talk about how to use our brain to imagine art. What are the different types of art? (sculptures, paintings, drawings, etc.)
Guided Practice• Guide children through the next four slides, showing them that there are many different types of art. We can use different supplies to make different art. Always have the children describe their favorite type of art.
Apply• Play the games that follow. Have them discuss with their partner the different topics that appear during the Talk About It feature.
• After the first game, ask children to talk about art pieces that they created. After the second game, have them discuss why things are opposites.
Close• Ask children: What are your favorite art supplies to use? Explain.
• Say: There are many different art supplies to use, and many different types of art to create. Think about what you would create using your favorite art supplies.