Lessons in Book 1On the Farm
Hen, Pig, Sheep, Cow, Horse, Turkey, Barn, Duck, Goose, TractorKids and Critters
Girl, Boy, Cat, Dog, Bird, Swan, RabbitStorybook Characters
Little Red Hen, Three Little Pigs, Three Bears, Gingerbread Boy
At the end of each unit, several pages focus on a specific art element or principle. In Book 1 they are:
- Learning to look at a subject and isolate it’s shapes and lines.
- Creating a background.
Sample LessonsLessons are displayed on our home page.
Swan and Heron Lessons (pdf, 373k) with a list of the books.
Four short sentences (manuscript style) are shown for copy work. The writing practice should be adjusted to fit the child’s abilities and needs. In addition, any handwriting style may be practiced. The following is from a Book 1 lesson:
Swans are big birds.
They swim in the water.
Some lakes have swans.
Swans are pretty birds.
- 64 pages, printed on quality paper
- Soft-cover, 8.5” x 11”
- 21 lessons in each book
“In the seven years these lessons have been part of my curriculum, I have watched my students gain confidence in their drawing skills enabling them to draw creatively on their own.” — Virginia C., 1, 2 Grade Teacher