"When Marian Sang" by Pam Munoz Ryan, a picture book that deals with following one's dreams and persisting in the face o
Chester is an artistic, self-centered, book writing cat from the stories of Melanie Watt. This book will get your studen
Design and decorate a symbolic carp streamer in the Japanese tradition of Kodomonohi (Children's Day).
Which foods have seeds inside? Investigate the size and shape of seeds from tasty fruits as you create a colorful compar
Create a unique pocket for the adorable character Corduroy from Don Freeman’s picture book A Pocket for Corduroy.
Pretty purses and bulging backpacks and all around us! Design a distinctive bag with special features to accommodate a s
Listen to rain indoors with these replica rainsticks from Chile. Discover native legends from many cultures in the Ameri
Link the visual and language arts! After drawing memories in the style of folk artist Clementine Hunter, classmates tell
Learn about Buddhism, a philosophy of life that emphasizes wisdom and kindness, which is followed by people around the w
How well do we know our shapes?
Tackle those plural groups head on and help your students make a tool for them to remember the odd ones out. This card s
Students show their favorite holiday event on a personalized gift bag. Decorate these handy bags for treats on any speci
What does your shape look like?
You have been asked to design a special robot. Your robot can do special tasks just for you.
Explore ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics! Invent a secret code and make an authentic-looking cartouche.
Discover the timeless beauty of Native American designs. This parfleche is so contemporary!
This pillow will “pop” with color, line and style! Inspired by the Pop art movement, this three dimensional creation wil
Dig into this construction project in a big way! Learning about the English Channel Tunnel cuts across multiple curricul
Students learn about Josie’s carvings after reading Pictures of Hollis Woods. What kind of carving would Josie make of t
Mystery writers coordinate story elements to develop surprise endings with hidden illustrations.
Students create playful pop-ups to present character studies of mythological figures using colored pencils, markers and
Why are signs important?
What’s a cinquain? Students will find out as they use the intense colors of Crayola® Model Magic to accent the number of
Blue bumble bees and iridescent beetles; colorful insects add drama to the landscape. Some even provide clues to technol
Imagine you lived in a castle in France, Germany, or Italy during the Middle Ages. What crops would grow on the land? Gr
Japanese shoji screens are decorative as well as functional. Create a miniature shoji screen with symbols of this unique
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
Students create original books using two small mandalas. Math, science and nature, art principles and writing are combi
Intrigue classmates with a Mystery Map using hidden words, facts, and hints to locate treasures.
Have fun with sponges and paint! Students create a beautiful collage of fun shapes.
Ever examine tiny insects through a magnifying glass? Draw your favorite bugs from different angles. Quick, do it before
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
Each city in the world has a skyline all its own. Use the rainbow of hues with Crayola Washable Markers to create a colo
What is a community? One way to view a community is to create a map of a town, neighborhood, or region. Draw maps of dif
Ship figureheads used to embody the spirit of each sailing ship. Students create figures that symbolize who they are for
What do you see at the zoo?
Imagination and problem-solving go to work as children check out real bugs and create their own.
Is it a setting for a Medieval play, contemporary mystery, or royal family? This castle comes complete with finger puppe
Play Concentration with a twist--match halves of proverbs or pictures from Japanese folk tales, for example. Create clam
Draw rectangles to create an original tile design. Decorate tiles with original designs to create a vibrant piece of ar
Students investigate several paintings of night skies by Van Gogh; then discuss stars, planets and their relationships i
Find colorful place names around the world! Draw vivid maps, plan trips, and write travel logs about imaginary journeys
Design and build a model raised bed garden using your imagination, recycled cardboard, and Crayola Colored Pencils.
Explore the mysteries of caves as you create original crayon resist cave scenes.
Create an impressive, colorful plaid with Crayola® Erasable Colored Pencils. Make your own clan’s Tartan for a greeting
In “Max Found Two Sticks” by Brian Pinkney, Max expresses himself through rhythmic sounds. In this activity, students dr