Make the simple complicated! Students design an invention in the imaginative style Rube Goldberg. Draw a self-operating
Create an original species of fish and write about it. The art will become the cover of the story!
Retell favorite stories in allegorical paintings created in the style of Baroque painter Sir Peter Paul Rubens.
After enjoying “Diary of a Worm” by D. Cronin have students create mini books about other worlds existing under our feet
Celebrate nature with a bookmark! Collect fallen leaves to create a unique way to mark a page.
Why do we have eyes? What do we do with them? Why should we take care of our eyes?
Corn (maize) was a staple in the Aztec culture. Show the Aztec’s sophisticated corn-growing techniques in a realistic di
Base this lesson on a local zoo and let math be the inspiration for a science connection. This lesson is all about fract
Students connect with their classmates while displaying pride in your diversity!
Do you feel happy today? When do you feel sad?
Dig deep into an ancient Mexican culture! Recreate colors reminiscent of traditional turquoise and coral found on these
After enjoying the book “Smelly Socks” by R. Munsch with the class, discuss the biographical information that can be gat
Explore literature in a visual way by discussing the abstract artwork of Frank Stella. Create a Fantasy Design based on
Student self-generated portraits are enhanced with figure cut-outs to complement their drawings.
Grandpa Green has created a garden of topiaries to remember his rich life experiences. This Caldecott Honor book by Lane
Fashion can be fabulous and informative! Discuss what different types of clothing can tell you about a person. Use your
Create fanciful architecture with inspiration from nature like the famous Spanish architect, Antonio Gaudi.
Every day has starting and ending points. What time does school begin? What time is soccer practice over? The opening an
Children are fascinated with color. This lesson affords students the opportunity to connect a known color with its writt
Discover the world of instruments and the mathematics of music. Design labeled posters of various instruments.
Follow the Drinking Gourd! From the United States into Canada, Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad helped slaves
Students use their knowledge of fish to practice sorting.
Create inspirational star banners to motivate creative poetry, invention, and songwriting like that of others inspired b
In this lesson children are introduced to paper cutting and tearing techniques to create a murder of crows inspired by L