Wait! Don’t throw that bottle cap away! In this lesson you will re-purpose objects thought of as trash to make an amaz
"The Maestro Plays" by Susan Karnovsky and Vladimir Radunsky is the inspiration for students to create their own picture
Use art to learn about the Civil Rights Era and the Gee's Bend Community.
Visualize a journey that incorporates no technology other than one’s own feet. Students re-imagine the passage of North
The timing of the migration of birds is controlled by the changes in the day’s length. Track a specific bird from its wi
As an opening activity to the school year, get to know your students' ability to follow directions with this symbolism a
Deck the halls with a traditional, sparkling garland! Create with Christmas symbols and colors for a decoration to treas
Cheer your team to success! Create bright pennants in your school’s colors—with a new twist. GO TEAM!
Spark young inventors' imaginations with this wind powered elevator project!
Grandpa Green has created a garden of topiaries to remember his rich life experiences. This Caldecott Honor book by Lane
Count the swinging, roaring and munching animals in this wild haiku zoo – and then count the syllables too!
Active kids are likely to be physically fit, make friends, be confident, and strive for goals! Their drawings capture th
Combine bold lines and contrasting colors like a Fauvist to create a vibrant autumnal still life.
How are sounds made? How is sound volume measured? Explore decibels and levels of loudness.
Where do children feel most at home? Children identify and represent settings where they feel comfortable and cozy.
How do animals blend in with their surroundings? Their coats and feathers help them survive. Use your imagination to imi
Make decorative discs by pressing shapes into Crayola® Air-Dry Clay. The possibilities for making detailed impressions a
Students work in groups to create a detailed diorama about the book Pictures of Hollis Woods.
Research on innovation and the cutting edge technology that turns plastic waste into fuel inspires students as they crea
Learning how to add two or more numbers? This appealing, child-made board game integrates, math, science, and the visual
Explore symmetry in nature. Investigate the insect world, then create colorful butterflies, dragonflies, damselflies, an
What’s inside the crater of an active volcano? Bubbling red magma. Show molten lava flowing from a "fire mountain" that
The animal sound effects from “Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears: A West African Tale” by Verna Aardema really resona
Hop from islands to mountains, from permafrost to tropical rainforests. Explore glaciers and coral reefs. Display the di
Classmates collaborate to illustrate—and then present a mock talk show—about a country’s land formations and features. P
Promote reading while comparing and contrasting favorite books.
Which creatures live on the ocean floor? In which zone? Depict life in either the sunlight, twilight, or midnight zone—a
Grab your gills and fluff your fins to make art based on science! Research a fish, gather photos, and model a fun, reali
What’s happening above your head? You can’t see the Earth’s atmosphere, but its layers are waiting for you to explore!
Go wild with lines, designs and colors! Imagine that you get to design an art installation that will be in a New York Ci
Explore warm and cool colors and glue drawing in these breathtaking leaf watercolor paintings.
This lesson uses eye popping black and white to create a community portrait filled with architectural detail inspired by
Oil pastels can be used to create self-portraits with painterly effects.
Write your autobiography (up to now) and predict your future. Imagine your whole life—set before you on a 3-D box!
Build a model of the earth's crust with Crayola® Model Magic®.
Create an erupting volcano! Magnets and a cookie sheet add to the reality of this 3-D project.
Create a 3-D presentation of the landscape where you live, or landforms anywhere in the world. The foreground, middle gr
India’s Taj Mahal is a work of architectural genius. It is also a monument to the love of a wealthy emperor for his quee
Polka dots with stripes…peanut butter burritos…that’s just the beginning of “mismatches” for delightfully diverse Mariso
Research images and designs on paper money then print your own personalized paper money.
Focus on historic achievements and positive role models with this collaborative monument making project.
Combine geometric designs while honoring the entire universe! Discover how colors and shapes have meaning in traditional
Challenge your mapping skills! Interpret a map by plotting a trip. Have a classmate try to figure out your destination!
This design project requires students to use a simple nine square grid to create like images in groups of twos or threes
After listening to the story McElligot's Pool by Dr. Seuss which illustrates how the Earth's water systems are connected
Volcanic eruptions invite exploration of the Earth’s interior. This colorful exhibit is perfect for a science fair proje
How does the ocean move? Use a mixture of melted crayon colors to create motion in the ocean!
Create a cherished keepsake or gift! Fill this accordion-fold book with memories of great times shared with family, team