How to Draw an Elf Directed Drawing


A few years ago, I began using guided drawing in my classroom.  Each month, I have my students draw an image related to our theme.  I was so honored this month when several teachers shared their students' work of Pilgrims and Native Americans because of a blog post I wrote a few years ago.  

This inspired me to share with you How to Draw an Elf; a Facebook fan freebie.  


I created a movie that you can use for yourself or use with your students.  
(The link above will also send you directly to the video.) 
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Lastly, here are a few other Elf inspired books and resources that you might like to add to your collection. In my classroom, I like the read The Littlest Elf before our directed drawings.  I also love Harry Connick Jr.'s The Happy Elf; the music alone brings a smile.  



If you use this in your classroom, I would be so honored if you shared them with me.  You can connect with me on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.  

Happy Teaching!

7 comments

  1. I adore your elf drawing. And that is the cutest little video ever! I can't wait to do this with my class tomorrow- they'll love it! Thanks.
    Chrissy
    First Grade Found Me

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  2. These turned out so cute today! I'll send you some pictures.
    --Chrissy

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  3. I will be doing this tomorrow! Thank you for the video! Super easy and great!!! :)
    Magically in First

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  4. This was so much fun and so easy!!!! The kids loved it and so did I. Thanks for making our Monday fun and easy.

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    1. Yeah! I'm glad you liked it! Directed drawing is so much fun and easy to prep.

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    1. Thanks so much! It was so fun to create!

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