Who was the first Black woman in North America to be elected mayor? Daurene Lewis, from Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Sh
What happens when you combine an art technique called sgraffito with the beauty of spiral designs in nature? You get a c
Do animals have feelings? Read about famous animals who have displayed human like emotions. Create expressive “pet portr
Students strengthen observation and memory skills with primitive style paintings depicting holiday and/or seasonal activ
Tie together shaped poetry with watercolor animal sketches to create a cohesive artistic expression with a very silly si
Modern artist Wolf Kahn is well known as a Color Field painter and a landscape artist. He has combined both interests in
Antony and Cleopatra have been the subject of a tale fraught with drama for many years. Cleopatra was always depicted we
Show Way by Jacqueline Woodson not only is a great story about the African American culture and the significance of quil
Our vocabulary and lives are filled with words, sayings and things from other countries. They have become part of our ev
After reading Old Bear by Kevin Henkes, students are inspired to create beautiful seasonal scenes with lots of line and
Freeze an adorable face forever in this frosty frame.
Create a classroom book! Combine short narratives with art to make a compelling piece of original literature.
What shapes are people’s houses? Discover diverse dwellings—and make dioramas representing them—from around the world.
Students extend the story in the book Extra Yarn by placing themselves into the storyline.
Does something need to be perfect to be beautiful? Middle school students will reflect on broken objects and create “fra
Make a simple moveable painting in watercolors and markers to illustrate how tides affect the life and landscape along t
Bananas are a ubiquitous fruit—but what do children really know about them? Explore how banana plants grow, their fibers
Design a miniature Statue of Liberty—to scale! Inspire small groups of future engineers, poets, lawyers, and journalists
Create a deck of cards using historical people as subjects. Along with the name of the person include fun facts. The car
Create a “Mondrian-like” world by simply using squares, rectangles and primary colors!
Jeremy is a little boy who never leaves his room until the demanding monster he draws to entertain himself forces him to
Create a multi-media weaving that pops with texture and is crowned with a majestic bird drawing.
Students use their knowledge of geometry to skate the Polar Regions with the Arctic animals!
Transfer your knowledge of the color wheel to a color cube!