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Scriptures Discussed:

Colossians 1:16b "...all things were created by him..."

Psalm 98:4a "Make a joyful noise unto the Lord..."

Ephesians 5:19b "...singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord"

Philemon 7a "For we have great joy and consolation in thy love..."

Academic Objectives:

To classify objects according to texture, shape and color

To exercise auditory discrimination

To personify different kinds of lines and associate behavior with the personalities of each line

To create a pattern using a number of lines

To observe the results of mixing two colors

To relate sound to visual image

To study how facial expression and body language reflect emotion

To analyze a work of art using a three-part method

Production Objectives:

To design a collage of found objects

To explore wavy and zigzag lines by drawing them

To enjoy the sensory experience of fingerpainting

To make several drawings that relate an emotionally-charged event

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Scriptures Discussed:

Proverbs 1:5a "A wise man will hear, and will increase learning..."

Isaiah 41:10a "Fear thou not; for I am with thee:"

Isaiah 64:8 "...we are the clay, and thou our potter; and we all are the work of thy hand."

Psalm 32:11a "Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice..."

Academic Objectives:

To use creative thinking to develop a variety of lines

To discuss simple dolls from the past and their purpose

To develop the senses by making a variety of comparisons

To explore the character of a tree by assuming a variety of poses

To define resist as pushing away

To define potter as a person who makes bowls and plates out of clay

To exercise the tactile sense and to reinforce line

Production Objectives:

To make a simple doll

To explore with modeling clay and to create a visual representation

To use the resist technique to apply paint over oil pastel

To arrange shapes on a page

To practice the skill of tracing

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Scriptures Discussed:

Proverbs 20:12 "The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, the Lord hath made even both of them."

Psalm 22:3 "...O thou that inhabitest the praises of Israel"

Ecclesiastes 9:10 "Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might"

Genesis 1:31a "And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good."

Academic Objectives:

To practice cutting with scissors

To reproduce a color by mixing

To practice creating mind pictures, and to associate, using the sense of smell

To examine a still life by Paul Cezanne

To examine an orange through creative role play

To discern between shades of orange

To examine and compare common features of different animals

To identify shapes created by intersecting lines

To reinforce visual memory

To find geometric shapes in objects and in our surroundings

Production Objectives:

To practice the collage technique

To practice drawing different kinds of lines

To create an image from a shape

To create patterns with shapes using the collage method

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Scriptures Discussed:

Hebrews 13:8 "Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever."

Philippians 4:19a "But my God shall supply all your need..."

Genesis 1:27a "So God created man in his own image..."

Genesis 8:22b "...summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease."

Academic Objectives:

To examine lines and shapes in native American blankets

To find evidence of man's artistic nature in clothing, blankets, and household items belonging to native Americans from long ago

To examine the homes of native Americans from the past

To see man's artistic nature in paintings on tepee walls

To note differences in color, size and shape among the birds and animals in the picture display

To practice visual memory

To explore shapes patterns

To predict the next shape in a pattern, based on a sequence

To recognize order in a pattern

To reinforce the concept of shape

Production Objectives:

To plan a blanket pattern using stripes

To describe objects according to color, line, and shape

To create a representation of the native American tepee and its surrounding environment

To practice drawing from a story

To create patterns with shapes using the collage method

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Scriptures Discussed:

Psalm 133:1 " pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!"

Ephesians 5:1 "Be ye therefore followers of God..."

1 Thess 5:14b " patient toward all men."

Genesis 1:31 "And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good."

Academic Objectives:

To make decisions in a group setting

To observe different responses to the same problem

To strengthen an understanding of the identity of certain geometric shapes

To explore variations of certain geometric shapes

To view the body and wings of a bee as a combination of geometric shapes

To see a flower as a combination of geometric shapes

To explore the image of a bug as a combination of shapes

Production Objectives:

To create images from shapes

To assemble the body of a bee from a group of geometric shapes

To draw the body and wings of a bee

To explore variations of geometric shapes

To recognize and draw the shapes of flowers

To draw and paint representations of bold, beautiful flowers

To attempt to represent a bug with modeling clay

To draw a variety of bugs

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Scriptures Discussed:

Ephesians 4:32a "And be ye kind one to another..."

Genesis 1:16 And God made two great lights ... he made the stars also"

Genesis 1:1 "In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth."

1 Corinthians 12:14 "For the body is not one member but many"

Academic Objectives:

To attempt to interpret the subject matter of a painting

To develop sequencing abilities by imagining possible past events that might have led to a certain situation and by projecting the possible outcome of a situation

To recognize how we can all interpret events differently

To develop visual discrimination skills

To arrange shapes into a sequence

To be able to recognize a cylinder

To define a circular cutout as a disc

To define a mobile

To identify patterns created by God

Production Objectives:

To practice creating a composition, composing it from the imagination

To create a mobile

To practice painting patterns with line and shape

To decorate cylinders and discs with patterns

To invent patterns using line and shape or a combination of both

To contribute to making a quilt

To draw images from the imagination

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Scriptures Discussed:

Genesis 6:14a "Make thee an ark of gopher wood..."

Genesis 7:5 "And Noah did according unto all that the Lord commanded him."

Genesis 1:20 "...Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life..."

Genesis 9:13 "I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth."

Academic Objectives:

To study the distinguishing features of a variety of animals

To explore photographs of life under the sea

To practice visual discrimination and visual memory skills

Production Objectives:

To make paper animals

To help build and paint Noah's ark

To create the scene around the ark by making items such as trees, flowers, birds and clouds

To solve practical problems such as how to make flowers stand up and how to suspend clouds in the sky

To choose from among sea creatures and types of vegetation to make a 3-dimensional representation of life under the sea

To practice sponge painting

To mix modeling clay

To create a rainbow from modeling clay

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