Discover the vibrant colors and patterns of traditional African fabrics! Students create a classroom textile quilt that
Celebrate the colors and shapes of nature’s bounty in a Giuseppe Arcimboldo-inspired self-portrait. Learn about incorpor
Charles Darwin was a naturalist and geologist best known for his evolutionary theories. While visiting the Galapagos Isl
See the world in a new way--with the breads people eat. Explore cultural attributes and world populations with a pictogr
Play a game in pairs that challenges students to describe and classify their knowledge and research into one word catego
Read and respond to literature and create original stories and illustrations, focusing on details of people, places, and
Children often need to make difficult choices in order to help their families. Read a picture book about such a child in
Ship figureheads used to embody the spirit of each sailing ship. Students create figures that symbolize who they are for
Chester is an artistic, self-centered, book writing cat from the stories of Melanie Watt. This book will get your studen
Weave a decorative placemat to demonstrate the Kwanzaa principle of "umoja," or unity, among people. Celebrate this mode
Draw rectangles to create an original tile design. Decorate tiles with original designs to create a vibrant piece of ar
Listen to rain indoors with these replica rainsticks from Chile. Discover native legends from many cultures in the Ameri
Create a plate to look like your favorite animal then add Crayola® Dry-Erase Crayons and you’ll have tons of reusable fu
Liven up the drudgery of a phonics lessons with a carnival game. Any question and response lesson may be played on this
Delve into the history and culture of China! Research geography, inventions, or other aspects, then sculpt a symbolic di
Imagine you could put on someone else’s comfortable shoes. What would you see if you were walking in an unfamiliar place
Before roads crossed our nation, rivers served as roadways to move cargo. Learn about the engineering of the canal era o
Calling all percussionists! Drums are easy to learn to play and their sounds are recognized around the world. These red
What was the family entertainment center in the early 1900s? A radio! Trace the growth of this fascinating invention and
Explore the various modes of transportation used to move west across North America in the 1800s. Create a scene with pa
Parade with a one-of-a-kind Chinese Dragon puppet. Celebrate Chinese New Year, the country’s literature, or other aspect
Design a miniature Statue of Liberty—to scale! Inspire small groups of future engineers, poets, lawyers, and journalists
Measure and design! Determine the perimeter of a space and create a map of your favorite room.
Design and fly a beautiful fabric windsock! This one is decorated with traditional Chinese symbols.
Greet school and classroom visitors with special occasion painted cloth wallhangings.
Inspire students to create an unusual view of their artwork as they use diagonal folding, rotating and flipping to compl
Celebrate Chinese holidays and the country's ancient culture with animal zodiac kites. Happy new year!
Leif Ericson and his Vikings may have been the first Europeans to come to Newfoundland. Sail on a legendary journey in y
How do boats move?
Learn about Chinese culture, celebrations, and traditional symbolic writing then include characters and images in an ori
Around the world, women are accomplishing wonders! Create a 3-D game to highlight notable women in sports, science, poli
Introduce, or refresh, the concepts of 3-dimensional shapes and volume with your students. Investigate Joel Shapiro’s us
Research Chinese New Year and create dragon puppets to use in a parade.
How do juicy oranges arrive at a grocery store in winter? Cargo trucks are on the road year-round. Create your own busin
Watch interest in trees and ecology grow as students create a forest of 3-D trees representing multiple species.
What pets are feed, walked, or groomed? Izak, who lives in Lapland, takes care of a reindeer! Match animals with owners
Students make a faux stained glass design using Crayola Window Crayons on wax paper.
Start with a simple shoe shape and create a fantasy style shoe design with a new, exciting purpose!
Architecture reflects both time and place. Explore the intriguing characteristics of buildings in ancient Asia.
Design colorful cards—for Valentine’s Day or any special occasion. Send heart-y greetings using the contemporary art tec
Students create a self portrait using the letter U as a face shape.
Explore nature and art through Eric Carle’s book about a busy spider.
Encourage students to see how much they really understand about animals and the habitats. This 3-D group project has the
The inventor of the mobile and stabile was the American artist, Alexander Calder. In this lesson students will create ki
With the book “Is This a House for a Hermit Crab?” by Megan McDonald as a jumping off point, students create a matching
Discover the significance of dates during and immediately after Ramadan. Study the date palm's botanical characteristics
Engage students’ complex thinking skills as they create similes for themselves that are represented in a tactile art pie