Monday, March 16, 2015
3rd Grade - Treasure Maps
Inspired by the always inspiring thomaselementaryart.blogspot.com, this is a new one in my art room. Here, we look at some examples of treasure maps and discuss what makes them different from regular maps. The secret is in the details. For this project, we make a large treasure map, complete with a dotted trail, dangerous landmarks, and x marks the spot. We paint wet-on-wet to help make the colors look a little faded, then tear the edges to complete the look. The third graders did a really nice job coming up with a lot of different ideas for their island themes.