Study the complex, geometric ornamentation of Islamic art. Discover intricate, authentic Zillij designs using math and a
Begin with a basic pinch pot, add geometric shapes and end up with woodland critters that scurry and scatter about.
Students challenge themselves to come up with new words based on vocabulary or spelling words! This brainstorming sessio
Words count! Discover the power of words in poetry such as Maya Angelou’s Life Doesn’t Frighten Me. Then create a change
Think about careers! Students picture where and how they would like to work.
Have you read Maya Angelou’s Life Doesn’t Frighten Me? What worries you? Turn your concerns over to a Worry Warrior and
Children learn how authors use words as tools to create visual imagery in this colorful introduction to similes and meta
What’s inside a lizard? Or a cat, bird, or even yourself? Imagine you have X-ray eyes. Show bright bones and opaque orga
Students get to know each other better when they create a 3-D self-portrait.
Discover the joy of cooking ethnic recipes! Compile a multicultural class cookbook using metric measurements.
Study voting rights then have students create a "Wanted" poster focusing on a famous suffragist.
Look at the photography of Eadweard Muybridge and create an original painting of a body in motion in the cold, wintry ou
Around the world, women are accomplishing wonders! Create a 3-D game to highlight notable women in sports, science, poli
Honor women who helped to shape our world. Create a place for great leaders at history’s table.
In temperate climates, winter brings rain, sleet, freezing rain, hail, and snow. How is water changed into so many diffe
Students send postcards from space to show their knowledge of other planets.
This fun-folding sculpture transforms basic cardstock into a sparkling statement as glitter catches light! Students make
Introduce, or refresh, the concepts of 3-dimensional shapes and volume with your students. Investigate Joel Shapiro’s us
Use pictures and words in a rebus poem about a colorful place.
Explore a variety of watercolor techniques, including crayon resist, to paint a sky indicating time of day or weather c
What is the science behind making a boat sail? Invite students to design a sail shape that works best in a classroom exp
Students create an instrument panel for an imaginary spacecraft and explore the ways scientists collect data about the u
Create a coat of arms for the family!
Students choose a primary color, add black and white to and write their names in an interesting way.