Does something need to be perfect to be beautiful? Middle school students will reflect on broken objects and create “fra
Explore life underwater! Marvel at marine plants and creatures. Bring on the scuba-diving equipment for this colorful cr
Broaden students' global perspectives with an assignment whose research is with Colored Pencils in the picture book styl
Who is she and why is she smiling? Delve into this art question as students paint their interpretation of the Mona Lisa.
Are you puzzled by some of the problems you see in the community? Students discuss the issues and discover how they can
Study the phases of the moon. Test your knowledge with this exciting in-class moon game!
The blue whale is the largest animal ever to have lived on earth! Create a life-like, miniature sculpture of this fascin
Cover books in style! Students will know which books are theirs with these unique crackled, crayon-resist batik book cov
Andy Warhol designs include bright colors, repetition, and unique creativity. Students make their own Pop Art name in co
Make your focal point sing with lively colors by framing your favorite portion of this wiggly line painting.
Creating, presenting and responding to works of art are explored in The Private/Public Self project. This creative multi
Looking for a fun way to practice long division with remainders? Create a board game to race cars to the finish.
Calacas are fun, vibrant skeleton sculptures used to represent passed love ones for Dia de los Muertos. In this lesson,
Create new animals with combined parts for a "menagerarium" display of biodiversity.
Research dog sledding and the Iditarod competition and build a model dog sled team.
Students create a portrait of themselves as a young child and a current portrait showing their visual changes through a
Long vowels. Short vowels. Digraphs. Figuring out phonics can be fun with these dominoes and a classmate or two.
Students explore the possibilities of becoming a computer engineer, a Web master, or some other exciting computer career
Find all of the different shapes that can be made by arranging Crayola Dry-Erase Crayons end to end on an individual dry
Identify and label endangered and protected species on a large 3-D paper maché globe of the earth.
Perfect before, during, or after any lesson, this “anytime” activity fosters curiosity and response to learning. Just gr
Investigate the impact of oil spills and efforts made to prevent and clean up such environmental accidents.
History and culture head for the fashion runway as students study fabric and clothing from other times and places.
Create colorful pictures with super swirly lines, much like famous artist Vincent van Gogh. The brilliant colors magical
Like to doodle and improvise? Explore color field painting in the style of African American artist Sam Gilliam.
Find interesting textures with which to make crayon rubbings. Shape the paper into a cornucopia and fill it with natural
Integrate science and art in a lesson plan about how weather is portrayed in artwork.
Students create graphic artwork like FAPE artist, Roy Lichtenstein, using math and visual arts skills.
Research the stories behind the constellations in the night sky and then connect the stars to see them for yourself!
Begin with a basic pinch pot, add geometric shapes and end up with woodland critters that scurry and scatter about.
Chameleons never cease to delight an amaze with their camouflaging abilities. In this lesson, students create their own
Play a cool double dare game! Students figure out addition doubles on dry-erase boards.
What will the future hold for your town? Students will explore how technology influences progress as they create a color
Build community by making colorful, upbeat Mardi Gras masks. Celebrate the spirit of cities such as New Orleans.
Students become an architect to design castle floor plans! Play a fun game inside your building!
Students create their own treasure maps using topographic symbols and a directional compass.
Fireworks, lucky money, dragons and drums! Students eagerly learn about Chinese customs while making these new year drum
Take action! Create a book of facts to identify endangered animals, threats to their survival, and ways people can help.
Join in the festivities of Mexico’s most famous holiday El dia de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead). Enjoy the surprise
What fruits are in season? Are they grown without harmful chemicals? Students draw a picture of their favorite fruit, li
STOP before you toss stuff in the garbage! Find new ways to use items that regularly end up in landfills. You can person
Life-size chalk drawings of body systems decorate playgrounds and sidewalks while demonstrating new learning.
Paper weaving and crayon designs add color to your Mexican culture classroom celebration.
Students learn the value of little details of a story as they critically decide what is most important to visually expre
Students demonstrate understanding of figurative language in The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allen Poe with vari
"How to Draw a Dragon" by Douglas Florian has all the information anyone would need to inspire the creation of a ferocio
Discover the people and culture of Fiji, a beautiful island in the South Pacific. Build a traditional home from this par