Gesso:  a white paint mixture used to prepare a canvas for painting.

Just as gesso is a foundation for a painting; art at an early age can create a foundation for lifelong creativity and exploration not only with art but in a child's daily life.  Gessokids aims to provide art projects that encompass other school subjects, simple projects to do at home and art inspiration from around the web.  I hope this provides a resource for teachers, parents and children alike!  So lets start making!

About Mrs. Rauscher

I’m Mrs. Rauscher but most of my students call me Mrs. R   I teach Pre-K to 8th grade art at St. Christopher School and I am entering my 7th year of teaching this year!  I graduated from Buffalo State College with a B.S. in Art Education in December of 2010 and my Master's in May 2015.

Art has been something that I have been compelled to make and learn about since elementary school and my visit to a Claude Monet exhibit at the Albright Knox around age 8.  I love to provide my students with authentic and exciting art activities that span world cultures, different mediums and much more!  As well as assistant direct our school musicals. 

In my spare time, I love to crochet, play the occasional video game and snuggle with my two cats, Alexander and Aubrey.