Children's author Virginia Hamilton is the inspiration for drawing and writing original stories.
What's so special about each of us? Use Crayola® Erasable Colored Pencils and Watercolors to display their talents and
Word Processing has come a long way since its inception. Now there are so many font choices that choosing the best font
Students explore with letters as they make subtle changes from one word to another. Later comes the challenge to string
Mansa Musa, the Lion of Mali in western Africa, is part fiction and part fact. Students recreate brilliant textiles from
Experiment with water drops to see how molecules stick to themselves! Delicate Water Striders take advantage of surface
Discover the vibrant colors and patterns of traditional African fabrics! Students create a classroom textile quilt that
Students learn the definition of texture through discussion and experiencing a series of Crayola® Crayon rubbings of fou
Add dimension to a painting by using a craft stick and Crayola® Texture Mixing Medium to create a textured masterpiece.
Kites are fascinating. From a simple celebration of spring to a springboard into topics such as aerodynamics, weather, o
Stop using the same old lines! Mix up your lines with these texture techniques used by the master, Leonardo da Vinci.
Students and teacher share the book "Thank You Day" by Farrah McDoogle. Students draw pictures of people they would like
Poems and pictures portray our gratitude for Earth's natural resources.
Hear, read, write, draw and talk about scientist and inventor Thomas Alva Edison.
Celebrate workers in one's school! Honor volunteers and staff with handmade certificates, medals, or ribbons. Let them k
Create a mini Model Magic® YOU! Students think about body postures as they make a sculpture of themselves doing some of
Students use everyday classroom materials to create a head and shoulders self-portrait with a large, unfolding hug.
See the world in a new way--with the breads people eat. Explore cultural attributes and world populations with a pictogr
Work together as a class to write a script for a play and act out each scene. Students design backdrops on the classroom
Collectively, the seasons create a rainbow. Students identify and draw natural elements from each season. Combined toget
The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt is a hilarious collection of letters for the main character Duncan written by h
Can art be a game? After reading The Drawing Game by ______, students enjoy the play of creating as they imagine possibi
Natural phenomena are endlessly fascinating! Create a model of an erupting volcano and let off some steam.
Teach students to ask questions of the text as they read. Encourage their familiarity with the five Ws using a search-an
Students create Gee's Bend-influenced quilt hangings that communicate a discrete message.
Children often need to make difficult choices in order to help their families. Read a picture book about such a child in
Discover the beauty of the Great American Seal. Recreate this national emblem with Crayola™ Color Sticks™ Colored Pencil
What is a tsunami? Find out more by creating a picture based on the Japanese painting The Great Wave.
Create a classroom book! Combine short narratives with art to make a compelling piece of original literature.
Students create an imaginary ice cream sundae using the images of Wayne Thiebaud as a guide along with recipes for ice c
Who’s eating these flowers? Why do the leaves have holes? Find out which insects are feasting at The Leaf Café!
Matter is magic! Why do snowballs disappear and ponds freeze? Make a “magic slider” picture that shows how markers can c
Inspired by Susan Karnovsky's "Billy and the Magic String", students will create string illustrations and tell stories a
Create an educational poster about the historical women of the U.S. space program called The Mercury 13.
Discover the value of social commentary as you turn a newspaper story into original artwork similar to Diego Rivera's po
Is a picture worth a thousand words? Use art to make a point with a political cartoon.
Introduce young students to maps by having them create their own map with lines for roads printed with car wheels.
Create a paper weaving in the style of the Ashanti people of West Africa. In this project artists learn the meanings of
Children love to imagine what they may become. Imagine with them, as they visually explore possibilities after reading
Be inspired by Sol LeWitt’s installation and create a five pointed star.
Create a replica of the U.S. White House! Learn about the building's history, architecture, and its famous occupant's ro
Play with place value as children use Crayola Dry-Erase Crayons, dry-erase boards, as well as tens and ones manipulative
The inspiration for the “Then and Now” project explores how we decide what is desirable or beautiful and how that aesthe
Here’s a story that never gets old. After reading Simms Taback’s version of There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly, k
Track how Edison's inventions changed everyday life. Imagine a world without lightbulbs or sound recordings!
What symbols or logos would you use to represent the three branches of the U.S. government? Students mark important pass
Learn how to mix and apply tertiary colors to flowers in the style of American artist, Georgia O’Keeffe.
Can one person make a difference? Find out how Thurgood Marshall's legal career in Civil Rights shaped the lives of peop