Ms. Andrea Wood

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Ms. Andrea Wood

Hello! I am excited to be back at Peabody for a second year as the art teacher. I hold a BFA in art education with an emphasis in painting from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and my teaching certifications include Art (K-12) and Early Childhood Special Education (B-3). My prior teaching experience includes teaching K-8th grade art at a charter school and teaching adaptive art for children and teens with special needs. Additionally, I have exhibited my paintings at several local art venues since 2008, and I have sold paintings, prints and handmade jewelry throughout the U.S and Canada as a self-representing artist.

As a life long learner and practicing artist, I am passionate about sharing the many benefits of a well-rounded arts education with the students of Peabody! My main goal as a teacher is to facilitate a positive learning environment where students can feel empowered to express themselves creatively.

Below are some ideas for enrichment:

 

Nature Art Ideas

I've provided links below for easy, homemade play-dough recipes. Younger students can practice rolling out play-dough into coils and forming letters or shapes.

https://livingwellmom.com/easy-homemade-playdough-recipe/#tasty-recipes-53624

https://www.growingajeweledrose.com/2019/01/kool-aid-play-dough.html