Combine simple shapes and splashes of color to create Klee-like castles.
Explore Martin Jenkin’s book, Chameleons Are Cool, and find out why chameleons change color. Then create your own chamel
Play a game in pairs that challenges students to describe and classify their knowledge and research into one word catego
Count the swinging, roaring and munching animals in this wild haiku zoo – and then count the syllables too!
Explore warm and cool colors and glue drawing in these breathtaking leaf watercolor paintings.
Billboards, commercials, vibrant packaging…. Invite students to focus intently on just one of the many stimuli they are
Engage students in real life problem solving by inviting them to play the role of artists commissioned to create works o
“Artists are Masters of Illusion” In this art project a series of simple images, with simple variations, are sequenced
Confront those scary fears of bumps in the night with this lesson. Students draw parts of monsters and reassemble in a c
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
Explore nature and art through Eric Carle’s book about a busy spider.
Taking art outdoors, this lesson explores shadows and light through contour figure drawings. Students will have fun imag
Inspire discussion of basic human needs and world peace with this mobile design project. Integrate social studies, langu
After enjoying the book “Smelly Socks” by R. Munsch with the class, discuss the biographical information that can be gat
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
This Science + Art activity has students incorporating fact-based drawings while using their color illustrations to find
This fun-folding sculpture transforms basic cardstock into a sparkling statement as glitter catches light! Students make
In 2016, at the US Embassy in Beijing, China, a special sculpture will be installed. Invite students to create a mini ve
Polka dots with stripes…peanut butter burritos…that’s just the beginning of “mismatches” for delightfully diverse Mariso
Recurring patterns are found in nature in many different things. They are called fractals. Think of a snow flake, peaco