MANAGING THE ART CLASSROOM: PAINTING ORGANIZATION & CLEAN-UP. These tips are great if you teach in students with special learning needs or fine motor challenges. Read more at: http://artteachershelpal.blogspot.com/p/painting.html
Repetition - beginning of the year activity? Students take 12X12 paper and start painting concentric squares starting in the center. They are to repeat the colors they use at least once. Next they cut their square into fourths and they swap squares with fellow students. Keeping one of their own and getting three others from different classmates. They glue all four square back onto a 12X12 sheet and then embellish with lines and designs, etc.