Discover the joy of cooking ethnic recipes! Compile a multicultural class cookbook using metric measurements.
Study the complex, geometric ornamentation of Islamic art. Discover intricate, authentic Zillij designs using math and a
What can you do with a bag of junk? Sort it, compare it, and practice recording the data in a table. What do you have in
Create abstract art with shockingly simple shapes and lines like Kandinsky.
Weave a long-lasting evergreen wreath! This colorful decoration makes a wonderful, colorful gift.
Students create their own model magic characters that can be used as puppets to tell original stories.
Combine simple shapes and splashes of color to create Klee-like castles.
Create a torn and cut paper collage of a Brown Bear in Winter, using printmaking to create falling snow.
Celebrate winter with sled dog races, ice carving, curling-and polar bear swims! Capture fun at frosty festivities in Ca
Discover the differences between Realism and Stylization in art, and show off your own unique style!
Create a city of geometric shapes and primary colors as seen through the eyes of the artist, Piet Mondrian.
Look at the photography of Eadweard Muybridge and create an original painting of a body in motion in the cold, wintry ou
Explore feelings with the book Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney. Students will create their own Llama showing an e
In temperate climates, winter brings rain, sleet, freezing rain, hail, and snow. How is water changed into so many diffe
Build self-confidence in our young artists as they use a mono-print transfer technique to create self-portraits by looki
Play tag like the Spaniards do!
Base this lesson on a local zoo and let math be the inspiration for a science connection. This lesson is all about fract
Students critique the imaginative, surreal images of artist Joan Miro and create a mixed media collage that combines col
The colors, patterns and shapes of this Matisse inspired still life will mesmerize you.
Miniature Portraits are remarkably small-scale paintings used as personal keepsakes or as jewelry from various cultures.
Create playful monsters by combining shapes, lines and bold colors like the Surreal artist, Joan Miro.
Compare seasons with a changeable folded-paper triarama.
Draw fantastic weather conditions that could only happen in your dreams.
Students create an abstract design combining fractured shapes to make whole images. Note: Students will create fractured
Start with a Geometric Shape and change it into something new with tearing, gluing and your imagination!
What makes a pattern? How do we combine patterns to create quilts?
Repurpose scrap paper! Create a mosaic in the shape of a clock.
Students construct an abstracted landscape from a photo. Students use patterns to create various parts of the landscape
Introduce, or refresh, the concept of surface area to your students with an investigation into the Joel Shapiro “Untitle
Immerse yourself in the Pennsylvania folk art tradition of hex signs. These colorful creations incorporate history, math
Patterns are all around us – in nature, in our homes, on paper and online. Learn more about patterns and create your own
Go around the bases the British way! Create an authentic Rounders playing area, and learn to play baseball as the Englis
Students use simple measuring to create scale as the design and annotate a map to their houses, or from their houses to
"How Do You Hug a Porcupine" ("Como Abrazas a un Puercoespin?”) by/por- Laurie Isop is the inspiration for students to c
Read and respond to literature and create original stories and illustrations, focusing on details of people, places, and
Many works of art and architecture are made by using one or two shapes in a repetitive pattern. Repeating patterns are
Students listen to a variety of musical instruments/musical styles/and interpret the sound variations using lines and sh
Which foods have seeds inside? Investigate the size and shape of seeds from tasty fruits as you create a colorful compar
You have been asked to design a special robot. Your robot can do special tasks just for you.
Discover the timeless beauty of Native American designs. This parfleche is so contemporary!
Pretty purses and bulging backpacks and all around us! Design a distinctive bag with special features to accommodate a s
How well do we know our shapes?
Blue bumble bees and iridescent beetles; colorful insects add drama to the landscape. Some even provide clues to technol
What does your shape look like?
This pillow will “pop” with color, line and style! Inspired by the Pop art movement, this three dimensional creation wil
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
Imagination and problem-solving go to work as children check out real bugs and create their own.
Students create original books using two small mandalas. Math, science and nature, art principles and writing are combi