Do animals have feelings? Read about famous animals who have displayed human like emotions. Create expressive “pet portr
Our vocabulary and lives are filled with words, sayings and things from other countries. They have become part of our ev
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.
Bananas are a ubiquitous fruit—but what do children really know about them? Explore how banana plants grow, their fibers
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!
Customs and traditions connect cultures, peoples and families. This art piece celebrates the connective fibers of our fa
In the cold and ice George Washington and his troops crossed the Delaware River in 1776 in Durham boats to surprise the
Charles Darwin was a naturalist and geologist best known for his evolutionary theories. While visiting the Galapagos Isl
Students can create anything 2-dimensional on a Crayola® Dry-Erase Board. Take a digital image and upload to a class dro
Have fun with color in a way that Andy Warhol did! Use copy machine copies as the basic work while students focus on the
The book, Swimmy by L. Lionni, inspires a paper painting mural by students recreating a major event in the book! Art an
Polka dots with stripes…peanut butter burritos…that’s just the beginning of “mismatches” for delightfully diverse Mariso
My Blue is Happy by Jessica Young is a delightful book about colors for children young and old. It explores the concepts
Combine bold lines and contrasting colors like a Fauvist to create a vibrant autumnal still life.
Explore the sights of New York City by creating a storyboard and characters from a favorite book.
Encourage freedom of expression with this activity focused on the art of Jackson Pollock.
Combine movement into active learning and art making in this lesson. Students learn and express concepts in radial symm
Students transform the classroom into a sea of fish with this colorful oceanography project!
View different ways that artists have represented the human figure. Focus on images of an art installation in China by a
With a few simple materials, students can improve their fine motor skills and make beautiful snowflakes experimenting wi
This lesson delivers all the beautiful bright creaminess of paint with none of the mess! Students learn about arctic art
Create a unique, stunning display of the Earth’s landforms. Showcase learning with textured materials such as sandpaper,