In “Max Found Two Sticks” by Brian Pinkney, Max expresses himself through rhythmic sounds. In this activity, students dr
Students sail away on miniature Crayola® Model Magic boats that they research and create themselves!
Students use numbers they are familiar with to create a design repeating the numbers that are created with various lines
Design an ad to convince classmates to read a wonderful book! Create a market for enthusiastic book reports.
Study the many organic shapes of flowers through the eyes of Georgia O’Keeffe. Create a drawing inspired by local plant
Bananas are a ubiquitous fruit—but what do children really know about them? Explore how banana plants grow, their fibers
Transform a simple pinch pot into these swimmingly slick creatures that live beneath the sea.
Learn about flower structures and their functions then create original pencil drawings that burst with blooming colors!
Which item does not fit with the others? Recognizing similarities and differences is creative fun with this anytime game
"The Busy Tree" by Jennifer Ward inspires students to create original outdoor environments using their body parts as mod
Capture a character from your original story of life in a castle.
Explore the life cycle of butterflies with a fluttery mobile. Find out how to attract these fragile, beautiful creatures
Students will draw a Picasso like portrait using Crayola Oil Pastels on black paper.
Follow the searching line technique used by Alexander Calder in his sculptures, mobiles, and paintings as you create an
Students draw a river or road using one point perspective and add an original poem to complete this work.
Affirm self-image and visualize success by creating original artwork showing the achievement of personal goals.
Students will construct a a painting tool and manipulate it with magnets to create an abstract piece of art.
What wonderful item did Alexander Graham Bell invent? History and technology come together in this recycled construction
Kandinsky's Concentric Circles inspires students to create "one/artist's trash is another artist's treasures."
When Canada celebrates its anniversary on July 1, the sun shines in the north—both night and day. What’s different betwe
Only recently could Canadians establish their own laws. Learn more about the country’s history and the Constitution Act
What makes a pattern? How do we combine patterns to create quilts?
On Remembrance Day, Canadians honor fallen heroes and heroines. Create a 3-panel display to show why and how this event
Students construct an abstracted landscape from a photo. Students use patterns to create various parts of the landscape
Egyptian culture is something that intrigues young and old alike. In this lesson students create their own 3-D canonic j
Immerse yourself in the Pennsylvania folk art tradition of hex signs. These colorful creations incorporate history, math
Read and respond to the fantasy literature, comparing and contrasting characters by building your own 3-dimensional mode
Patterns are all around us – in nature, in our homes, on paper and online. Learn more about patterns and create your own
How can something so small be so spectacular? Explore the structure of carbon, the foundational element for all living t
Have fun with reading comprehension! Tell the events of a story through original drawings.
"How Do You Hug a Porcupine" ("Como Abrazas a un Puercoespin?”) by/por- Laurie Isop is the inspiration for students to c
Many works of art and architecture are made by using one or two shapes in a repetitive pattern. Repeating patterns are
Eric Carle’s story, From Head to Toe, is brimming with his timeless textured collage animals performing a multitude of a
"When Marian Sang" by Pam Munoz Ryan, a picture book that deals with following one's dreams and persisting in the face o
Design and decorate a symbolic carp streamer in the Japanese tradition of Kodomonohi (Children's Day).
Pretty purses and bulging backpacks and all around us! Design a distinctive bag with special features to accommodate a s
Link the visual and language arts! After drawing memories in the style of folk artist Clementine Hunter, classmates tell
Tackle those plural groups head on and help your students make a tool for them to remember the odd ones out. This card s
Explore ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics! Invent a secret code and make an authentic-looking cartouche.
This pillow will “pop” with color, line and style! Inspired by the Pop art movement, this three dimensional creation wil
Students learn about Josie’s carvings after reading Pictures of Hollis Woods. What kind of carving would Josie make of t
Students create playful pop-ups to present character studies of mythological figures using colored pencils, markers and
Imagine you lived in a castle in France, Germany, or Italy during the Middle Ages. What crops would grow on the land? Gr
Celebrate the colors and shapes of nature’s bounty in a Giuseppe Arcimboldo-inspired self-portrait. Learn about incorpor
Create a castle with recycled boxes, Crayola® Washable Sidewalk Paint, and a good imagination. Write a play script for t
Play a game in pairs that challenges students to describe and classify their knowledge and research into one word catego
Try an easy art technique to create dramatically colorful paper with paint. Use the student-created art paper to make cu
Ship figureheads used to embody the spirit of each sailing ship. Students create figures that symbolize who they are for