Health + Art = HeArt K-6

Homeroom: Ocean View Elementary

Hello Ocean View families! I teach art two weeks in a row and then Health two weeks in a row at Ocean View Elementary, room 177.

In Health class, our monthly themes are as follows:

August: Getting Started
September: Personal Safety
October: Body Systems
November: Nutrition
December: Healthy Habits
January: Human Growth and Development
February: Communicable Diseases
March: Just Say No To Drugs
April: Physical Fitness
May: Review

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In art class, students will draw, paint, make collage, sculpture, use clay, fabric or fibers, and try printmaking. Art class also helps children learn art history, cultural arts, art career opportunities, and about many kinds of
art. Art is an everyday part of our lives. It adds a richness and enjoyment to life. Art helps children problem solve and use their minds creatively. Art matters!

Here are a few of my favorite art quotes:

Imagination is the eye of the soul. Joseph Joubert

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up. Pablo Picasso

I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for. Georgia O'Keeffe

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. Pablo Picasso

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures. Henry Ward Beecher

If you hear a voice within you say "you cannot paint", then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. Vincent Van Gogh

A true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection. Michelangelo