Students at the McGlynn have really enjoyed reading Lines that Wiggle, by Candace Whitman. In each class, we have taken time to explore line and how it is used in art. We found so many different types of line just in our classroom alone! In this warm-up exercise, students in Mrs. Scafiddi’s 3rd grade were instructed to fill their paper with lines that touch, but do not overlap. As the spaces became smaller, students were challenged to fill the remaining areas with tiny line patterns. These students worked for two days on these amazing designs. The results are fun, colorful and truly inspiring. I am so proud of these students!
If you are looking for a great book to inspire young minds, check out Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman, blue apple books. This quick read is full of colorful illustrations and simple rhymes. It is a wonderful start to any art lesson or weekend project. McGlynn students have become familiar with this book and is a top pick during reading time. What are you waiting for? Go get your wiggle on! Wiggly Lines selected works, grade 2