- Kickstart New Year 2022! Review 2021, set new goals and make resolutions for 2022 with this cool self portrait art and writing activity.
- Engage older kids creatively and encourage self expression with this New Years ‘Focus on 2022’ cool, funny ‘Geek Chic Spectacles’ themed art, writing and decor resource.
- Ideal for use as a first week back activity or as an art specific or self reflection lesson.
- Students can choose their favorite spectacles and create a unique self portrait, and then complete the review and resolution activities which combine art and writing.
- I will update this activity every year for free, so you will be able to download free updates if you would like to continue to use the activity beyond 2022.
- Choose from 4 spectacle shapes to create a self portrait
- Face templates with masks are included.
- Select according to age and ability from a variety of options
Reflecting on 2021 and Set Goals for 2022
- Letting go of 2021
- Write about your stand out memories of 2021
- What did you learn?
- How did you feel?
- What will you be glad to leave behind?
- What will you miss?
Hopes and Dreams for 2022
- Explore your hopes and dreams for 2022
- What are your goals?
- How do you feel about this coming year?
- What will you do differently than in 2021?
- What might you bring with you from 2021?
Also included in the download
- Colored finished examples – use these to generate ideas and discussion and decorate your walls!
- Digitally created collage style posters – display and use these as inspiration – some students may enjoying cutting shapes from magazines and collaging a self portrait
- Garlands and decor – Create a colorful and welcoming classroom with this confetti theme garland
- Doodle pages – additional coloring pages are included for early finishers
- Print onto good quality heavyweight paper/ card stock for best results
- Oil pastels, marker pens, water color paints, colored pencils
- Collage materials are optional – magazines and glue sticks
- Scissors and string for the garlands
- You might like to view my popular Back To School / All About Me resources here
- View further New Year activities here
All original artwork ©The ImaginationBox/Diane Pagan 2021