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
If a tea cup was suddenly made from fur could you use it in traditional ways? Creative and unexpected use of textures w
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
Honor women who helped to shape our world. Create a place for great leaders at history’s table.
Students send postcards from space to show their knowledge of other planets.
Introduce, or refresh, the concepts of 3-dimensional shapes and volume with your students. Investigate Joel Shapiro’s us
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.
Get to know comets! Students examine the components of comets and how they orbit the sun. Illustrate a glistening diagra
The inventor of the snowmobile, a French Canadian named Bombardier, inspires creativity! Construct inventions with recyc
Create book-report movies and a miniature theater in which to show them! Stage original plays and present science experi
While investigating pyramids and mummies, invite students to craft a replica of an amulet. This pendant gleams with symb
Discover more about the life of a king cobra. For what is it really hunting?