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
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
The Emperor and the Kite by Jane Yolen uses beautiful watercolor images that mimic the traditional Chinese Art of Jianzh
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.
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
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.
Creativity and fun erupt as students use their knowledge of simple machines to build toys!
Create a replica of the U.S. White House! Learn about the building's history, architecture, and its famous occupant's ro
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
What symbols or logos would you use to represent the three branches of the U.S. government? Students mark important pass
Can one person make a difference? Find out how Thurgood Marshall's legal career in Civil Rights shaped the lives of peop
Explore how gravity and the moon affect tides. Find out how tides are useful to man.