Students create pop-up books to remind themselves to take good care of those smiles!
Young learners become authors as they write their own books about colors, using crayon resist art techniques.
Invite students to look at the world like Pablo Picasso did, analyzing geometric patterns. Create a Cubist still life, f
Turn a simple heart into pop art with pizzazz! Make several for unique greeting cards or a wall display.
Alexander Calder was an influential American artist known for his abstract paintings and sculptures. In this lesson stud
Students investigate how sheep fleece is turned into wool yarn by hand, then show what they know in a 3-D shadowbox.
This is a creative way for kids to see information! Take some not-so-exciting statistics that students gather and make i
Explore the vibrant work of Henri Matisse then tap into emotions in your own original tempera paintings, poems, and shor
Puppets pop up through the floor of this circus theater created from a recycled box. Act out Peter Spier's Circus! or an
‘Tis the season to shine! What word or words captures feelings about the holidays?
Decide on your own personal words to live by after studying slogans and mottoes used by modern and historic leaders.
What could you do when you were 6 months old? When did you first walk? Make this pop-up record of your growing-up milest
What would it be like to be a U.S. President? Design your own Oval Office in the White House, decorated with your favori
Inventions shape the way we live everyday. Create a shining, new invention that will benefit our daily activities!
This rainforest mural is teeming with plants and animals. Some of them jump right out on their accordion-fold springs!
Capture shadows for a shadow dance!
Short stories come to life with captivating puppets—and engage students from start to finish. Script writing and puppet
Plan an imaginary cruise, using maps, studying other languages, and drawing scenes from your trip.
Use Crayola Dry Erase Crayons to draw and compare polygons with a partner. What is similar? What is different?
Explore daily life in Mexico, particularly the practice of the mid-day siesta. Use Crayola® Fabric Crayons to design a
A fresh snowy day is perfect for all kinds of great fun. Let Peter’s experiences in The Snowy Day inspire your students
Focus on clothing, body language, and expression as you portray people in the realistic style of American portraitist Jo
A good book that transports the reader/listener is filled with sensory descriptions. Use a read-aloud picture book like
Study horses' anatomy and movements, exploring the work of Susan Rothenberg, then create a print of a horse in motion.
Encourage students to visualize their town like the artist Grant Wood who painted a picture of Stone City, Iowa.
Use Crayola® MiniStampers and Markers to create patterned designs similar to traditional Ashanti Adinkra cloth.
This Science + Art activity has students incorporating fact-based drawings while using their color illustrations to find
Everyone has a favorite Christmas carol. Illustrate a carol and then try to identify each other’s songs!
Invite your students to trace the 7,000-mile-long Silk Road with traders and their camels. Imagine traveling across the
Crayola® Model Magic snowmen demonstrate understanding of the different physical forms of water.
Of all the plants and animals that exist, 85 percent of them live in the ocean. Using their research and imaginations, s
Sentences are one of the foundations of written and spoken language. Play with sentence features by building sentence pa
How are elections held? What do government leaders do? Begin with a briefcase that opens up new branches of learning.
Relive the adventures of Greek heroes and heroines by creating a 3-D board game.
Invite students to serve up some vegetables with imaginative poetry.
Bring in some fun and ‘kitschy’ design into your presidential study! Use the Caldecott Medal book So You Want to Be Pres
Did Ulysses really encounter a one-eyed giant or see his men turned into pigs while sailing home from Troy? Explore the
Why sing "The Twelve Days of Christmas"? Why are there 12 days, anyway? And why so many birds? Use this familiar song to
Celebrate President’s Day with a contemporary collage. Create textured rubbings of presidential facts and images.
Create a Native American shield showing contemporary or cultural symbols from Native American culture.
In this lesson children are introduced to paper cutting and tearing techniques to create a murder of crows inspired by L
What kinds of designs have you seen on dinner plates, teapots, and vases? Porcelain is just one of many Chinese inventio
Discover the beauty and functionality of ancient Native American pottery! These replicas are a wonderful way to learn mo
Alice in Wonderland spent an afternoon with the Maddest of Hatters. Bring learning and imagination together through the
Skip along with number sense, numeration, multiplication, and division! Students explore skip counting and the concept o
Create numbers with personality! Design Model Magic® phone numbers, birth dates, and zip codes.
Students visualize how supporting details strengthen main ideas with this vibrant cityscape of skyscrapers supported by
Celebrate traditional African values-including family, community, and self-improvement. Display the nguzo saba, the seve