Grand Ridge Art Docent Program 

The Grand Ridge Elementary Art Docent Program is a volunteer-led program designed to bring art enrichment into our classrooms funded by our PTSA. The Program exposes our students to a wide variety of artists, techniques, cultures, and history through hands-on art making.


Students are also encouraged to create art for the annual Reflections art contest each fall. 


While the Issaquah School District is working toward providing some classroom art instruction to elementary students in the future, the PTSA and many dedicated volunteers have stepped in to ensure the students at Grand Ridge have a robust and developmentally appropriate monthly art curriculum. The program provides lesson plans and supplies for our Art Docent volunteers and is one of the most rewarding ways to work directly with students.


Interested in helping with Art in the 2022-23 School Year? Contact PTSA Art Directors Tara or Kathryn.   





Photos of some of the work our artists have created



From the 2021-22 School Year

During the 2021-22 school year, when volunteers are not able to enter the building yet, our Art Docent team has come up with lessons and prep the materials for our teachers to deliver the lessons and support their students during art time. This has been a wonderful opportunity to support art in our classrooms during this time. Check out the lessons below! 


October - Theme is Fruits & Vegetables

Kindergarten-2nd Grade   3rd Grade    4th Grade    5th Grade


November - Theme is "We Are Grand Ridge Grizzlies"

Kindergarten-1st Grade   2nd & 3rd Grade    4th Grade    5th Grade


December - Theme is Symmetry

Kindergarten       1st Grade       2nd Grade       3rd Grade       4th Grade       5th Grade


January & February - School-Wide Paper Quilt

Video about the project         All Grades





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