After reading the book and discussing the similarities and differences of everyone in the classroom, the students will sketch and cut out the shape of their face. The next day, we will mix paints to find our skin color. We will paint our faces and then go on to draw the details.
For this project, I need your help! Since we will be painting in the classroom, I will need lots newspaper to lay on the desks for easy clean up. I am planning on painting tomorrow. Any newspaper you could send in would be greatly appreciated. On a side note, I always make sure to put dish soap in the paint so that it comes out of clothes quickly and easily (just in case!)
This is a great project which will be hung in our classroom for the whole year. I will be sure to take lots of pictures and post them on the blog when we are done!
Click HERE to read a great summary of The Colors of Us.
Thanks so much!