Lesson 14 Shapes in Art

    • Let’s find shapes in art and use shapes to make our own art.

Warm-up Notice and Wonder: Shapes in Art

What do you notice?
What do you wonder?

Painting. Many shapes and colors. Some look like pattern blocks, letters, table, bowl of cereal. 

Activity 1 Find Shapes in Art

As you walk around and look at the art at each station, talk to your partner about how the artists used shapes in their artwork.

Activity 2 Make Art with Shapes

We noticed that artists use shapes in different ways to create art. Some artists make patterns and designs. Some put shapes together to form people or animals. Now you are going to make your own piece of artwork using shapes. You can use any of these materials. Think about how you can draw or put shapes together to make larger shapes.

Activity 3 Centers: Choice Time

Choose a center.

Match Mine

Center. Match Mine.


Build Shapes

Center activity, build shapes.

Pattern Blocks

Center Activity. Pattern blocks.

Less, Same, More

Center. Less, Same, More.

Practice Problem

Problem 1

What shapes do you recognize in the picture?

A pattern made of tiles, different shapes and colors.