West Holt Public School, Atkinson, NE

West Holt Public School, Atkinson, NE

Created by West Holt Public School, Atkinson, NE

Artists: Mrs. Olson’s 1st Grade Class 2016-2017

Title: Floating by the Milky Way

Teachers: Mrs. Boyle and Mrs. Olson

Theme: Space

Materials and techniques: We used a combination of materials including; fabric, paint, and ink pens.

Did you enjoy this project? The students loved painting the background and seeing the project come together.

About: The students loved how colorful the Milky Way is and wondered what it would be like to see it up close. They decided the best way to see it up close would be if you were an astronaut.

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Artists: Mrs. Slaymaker’s 5th Grade Class 2016-2017

Title: Exploring Halley’s Comet

Teachers: Mrs. Boyle and Mrs. Slaymaker

Theme: Space

Materials and techniques: We used a combination of materials including; fabric, paint, and ink pens.

Did you enjoy this project? The students really enjoyed working on this project together.

About: Students were really interested in Halley’s Comet and wanted to illustrate it. They painted the comet on the fabric and added a space shuttle flying in front of it.

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Artists: Mrs. Young’s 5th Grade Class 2016-2017

Title: Journey to the Moon

Teachers: Mrs. Boyle and Mrs. Young

Theme: Space

Materials and techniques: We used fabric and ink pens.

Did you enjoy this project? The students really enjoyed working on this project together.

About: These students wanted to incorporate the earth and moon. They decided to represent the journey the astronauts would have to take from the earth to the moon.

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Artists: Mrs. Kopecky’s 1st Grade Class 2016-2017

Title: Discovering the Moon

Teachers: Mrs. Boyle and Mrs. Kopecky

Theme: Space

Materials and techniques: We used a combination of materials including; fabric, paint, and ink pens.

Did you enjoy this project? The students really enjoyed working on this project and seeing all of the pieces come together.

About: The students were recalling when Neil Armstrong first walked on the moon and decided they would like to illustrate that event. The students liked the idea of having the earth in the background so that it would remind people about the long journey the Apollo 11 had to take to reach the moon.