So I really hate being gone from my classroom. Partly because it's a lot more work being gone, and partly because I really want students to have a quality lesson, not just a "filler" sub lesson. I had to be gone for one morning to a collaboration and I found this awesome lesson HERE at Mrs. Knights Smartest Artists on symmetrical monoprinting. We used the alpha biggie tempera blocks and folded our papers in half to create these. I took it a step further and when I returned, we added black marker for contrast. Students from K-5 did this lesson and they were all successful and beautiful! Some students chose to do abstract and some chose realistic images. All in all, a work they were proud of!