On Mother's Lap

Grade 1

Jenifer Cameron and Karen Stomberg, Art Specialists

Students view impressionist artwork while discussing the subject of family closeness. Students then share the book On Motherís Lap, by Ann Hebert Scott. Students create an interactive artwork involving a chair and puppets. Students can tell their own story about their family using their artwork.

Objectives and assessment criteria

Students will:

  1. engage in a discussion about the works of art.
  2. practice interpreting a work of art.
  3. identify an important person in their life.
  4. practice drawing a person.