How are illuminations used in books? Find out about fancy fonts---and make your own decorative designs. John Hancock wou
Architecture reflects both time and place. Explore the intriguing characteristics of buildings in ancient Asia.
What pets are feed, walked, or groomed? Izak, who lives in Lapland, takes care of a reindeer! Match animals with owners
Students make a faux stained glass design using Crayola Window Crayons on wax paper.
Start with a simple shoe shape and create a fantasy style shoe design with a new, exciting purpose!
Snuggle up to read a good book about sleep, then write a book report about it on a quilt. Craft a bed with a recycled bo
“Artists are Masters of Illusion” In this art project a series of simple images, with simple variations, are sequenced
Encourage students to see how much they really understand about animals and the habitats. This 3-D group project has the
Play a game in pairs that challenges students to describe and classify their knowledge and research into one word catego
Students create a self portrait using the letter U as a face shape.
Help students explore bits of the Swahili people by learning a handful of words in Kiswahili, a language spoken by over
Long ago in ancient Egypt Pharaohs wore a unique message on the soles of their shoes. This lesson is a modern slant on
Explore nature and art through Eric Carle’s book about a busy spider.
The inventor of the mobile and stabile was the American artist, Alexander Calder. In this lesson students will create ki
With the book “Is This a House for a Hermit Crab?” by Megan McDonald as a jumping off point, students create a matching
Students make a new name for themselves while having fun with cursive. Design and introduce a clever character created
Construct a twelve-sided paper globe to display facts learned while exploring Antarctica.
Students go wild filling Beasty Books and their brains with fun facts and figures about their favorite creatures.
Create stationery and envelopes to coordinate with any writing project. Prepare thank-you notes, letters, or poetry with
Look deep into an Ancient culture, and decode a visual language of simple dots and lines! Use these symbols to create a
Observation is an important skill for artists and scientists alike. Conduct an investigation that includes the shapes o
Create a house for the lovable character Corduroy after experiencing Don Freeman’s book, Corduroy.
Students learn about Illuminated Manuscripts then create their own illuminated gold-leaf letter.