Age/Grade: Elementary 3

3rd-5th Grade, 9-11 Years

Come To Know Keith Haring

Come To Know Keith Haring

Come to know Keith Haring - in English and Italian
Vieni a conoscere Keith Haring

Art workshop for children from 6 to 12 years old.
Laboratorio artistico creativo per bambini da 6 a 12 anni.

Subway Graffiti Project

Subway Graffiti Project

After the students of the middle school art lab. watched the following documentary www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wj0XRAIo32w on Keith Haring, they worked on their own individual art works, inspired by Keith Haring's subway drawings.

Discovering Keith Haring

Discovering Keith Haring

We started browsing your website.We have tried to work in parallel with subjects such as computer science, English, Italian and arte.We have observed the works of Keith, places of production. The children told their feelings, their emotions and interpretations. Haring's works have "hit" the eyes and hearts of the students. Then they tried to make ... And they found that forms, seemingly simple, are complex, well proportioned and exceptionally expressive, but not easy to play.The kids have read the image of some works, they wanted to identify themselves and give their shape and finally have produced a poster that represents their stay and live at school ... to grow and learn together!

All Bottled Up!

All Bottled Up!

Students transform unique shaped bottles in clever Haring Art designs.

Thinking about Drawings as Symbols

Thinking about Drawings as Symbols

Students will learn that a drawing is a visual symbol that conveys a clear message or idea.

Hip to be Square

Hip to be Square

After looking at works from Keith Haring's "Dance" book, 3rd grade students use a square piece of paper to design their own Keith Haring dance composition. Using markers, they outline and color in their shapes solidly like Keith Haring's paintings

Remote Control Grid Drawings

Remote Control Grid Drawings

Students follow my step by step example of an abstract drawing. I do and then they do.
The idea is to see how similar we can make the same drawing focusing on placement and scale.
This made possible by utilizing the simple understanding of point, line, and middles using the grid.

Neighborhood Mini-Mural

Neighborhood Mini-Mural

I am a fan of Haring Kids website and enjoy sharing it with people I know and children that I share my love of art with. This week, I taught some of my neighborhood kids (ages 4-11) about Keith Haring and his art. Each child created their own Haring inspired art work to take home with them.

Big Draw Day

Big Draw Day

As part of The Big Draw, a day of artist-lead drawing projects at Ivydale School in South London, illustrator Garry Parsons lead the Year 5 group in transforming the school reception area into Keith's POP SHOP, complete with house music and Haringesque badges to give away.

WE LOVE KEITH HARING!

Street Art and Hopscotch

Street Art and Hopscotch

The project was split into several lessons. At the beginning the pupils got some information about Keith Haring We created some colorful Keith Haring paintings on the break court in front of our school. There are now two big paintings, where the children can do hop-games. The other paintings show typical school subjects like art.

Painting on Aluminum Foil

Painting on Aluminum Foil

A fun project where kids paint Haring figures on aluminum foil.