Jackson Pollack

jacksonpollack A fun group project that makes a unique wall hanging!

Goals:

  • To encourage creativity and fine motor skills
  • To have fun with an open-ended art activity

Before You Start: Gather materials: BioColor® Paint, Nancy™ bottles and canvas or other fabric remnants. Pre-fill Nancy™ bottles with paint, and cover work surface with newspaper or a plastic tarp to protect from paint.

Let's Get Started! Step 1. Place a canvas or fabric remnant on a plastic tarp.

Step 2. Give each child a selection of BioColor® paints in Nancy™ Bottles.

Step 3. Invite children to drip and drizzle BioColor® over surface using gross motor movements.

Step 4. Apply lots of color, then let dry flat and hang to display.

Furthermore: This is a great way to allow children to experiment with colors and to demonstrate how open-ended and creative art can be. The teacher may also talk to children about the famous painter Jackson Pollack and his unique abstract art techniques.

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