Level: Intermediate (3-5/6)
Grade From: 3
Grade To: 3
Length: Teacher Presentation: 30 minutes. Art/Decoration: 40 minutes - 1 hour. Kite Assembly: 40 minutes - 1 hour. Post Discussion: 20 minutes. Total: 130 - 170 minutes.
Teacher Presentation: 30 minutes. Art/Decoration: 40 minutes - 1 hour. Kite Assembly: 40 minutes - 1 hour. Post Discussion: 20 minutes. Total: 130 - 170 minutes.
Students create stamps with personal meaning that show positive and negative space and apply them to the kite sail in a pattern.
Developed and tested in conjunction with a local school and a visual arts consultant, this lesson plan was designed to integrate Washington State visual arts learning standards with a kite making activity. With specific targets, criteria and instructions, this lesson creatively teaches art learning standards.
Art Criteria Met:
Identifies and uses the spatial concepts of positive/negative space
Lesson Planning: Kono Jellyfish Kite Lesson plan (PDF file)
Purchase Kite Kits: Kono Jellyfish Kite Kit (with paper pattern, spars, flying line & winder), per student
Materials You Supply: Scissors; Scotch tape; markers, pens, crayons, and/or watercolors, per student
View the lesson plan (PDF file) for detailed instructional strategies.