These worksheets are great for sub plans, early finishers, or simple drawing exercises. The package contains two Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos-themed mystery scramble worksheets. One is a mariachi band member and the other one is a calaveritas. These can be done directly on the grid provided, or you can place a thin sheet of paper on the grid and do the drawing on clean paper so you do not see the grid lines on the finished drawing. They can be finished off with a marker or pencil. These are great for building observational skills and confidence. As a bonus, they are fun to do. I love having these on hand for emergencies or whenever I have to be out of the room.
These worksheets are great as a sub-plan for any class, as they encourage students to use their right brain to draw the broken-down elements instead of relying on their left brain to make associations and draw symbolic representations of what they see. They learn how to break complex images and patterns into smaller, more straightforward, manageable shapes and learn to draw what they see, not what they think they see. They develop patience and an understanding of different line qualities.
The puzzle format makes it fun and challenges them to create an organized process for marking off completed boxes and finding the next one to draw.
Need an Easy to Follow Art Sub Plan?
The included worksheets work great as sub plans, and early finisher assignments, for students on home instruction or in ISS. They are easy to follow for substitute teachers or self-directed learning when the art teacher is unavailable.
All of my lessons can be shared with your students through Google Classroom or any digital platform and are formatted to work for distance learning or in the classroom. They are designed to save you time and help your students access the tutorials, presentations, videos, or worksheets as easily as possible. You can find more ready-to-go, easy-to-follow, time-saving art lessons in my RESOURCE SHOP.
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