Winola Elementary playground becomes a palette for art class

Winola Elementary students take art class outside to begin the school year. They used math to map diagram how the sections would form a giant ‘S’ on the playground blacktop.

Students at Winola Elementary in Viola are integrating art and math to create an interactive path on the blacktop of the school’s playground with paint. Restrictions handed down by the Illinois Department of Public Health and Illinios State Board of Education mean children aren’t allowed to play on the equipment, resulting in an opportunity for art teacher Tony Vermeer to get creative.

“I like it better this way because […]


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