To prepare for Dot Day this year we made Dot Themed shoes. Super easy! Found my shoes at Wal-Mart (just need canvas shoes) and used puffy paint. I also bought circle dobbers, but you could also use a ton of different dot shaped items.
For the past 3 years we have celebrated Dot Day at school. There were a ton of awesome dot themed shirts that came to school that day, and our event was a success!We had several stations that students could work through:
Participants grabbed an old cd and a paperplate.
Put the cd on the paperplate and painted both the plate and cd
Once dried participants could take off the cd and there would be negative dot on the paper plate
Participants took a die cut plain dot and decorated it in the style of
Van Gogh or Piet Mondrian
Download the Quiver app (android and iphone) and print off the Dot coloring sheet
participants were able to color their own dot and then have it come to life by using the Quiver app
|I mean, how can you pass up a photobooth!|
Our amazing art teacher dyed a ton of pasta! (and got everything set up for this event!)
Participants had a chance to rotate through this station and make necklaces or bracelets that had dot shapes in them
I love watching students and parents create together. What better way to do that then with the reminder that we want everyone to make their mark.
Have you celebrated Dot Day? What are your favorite things to do?