Play a cool double dare game! Students figure out addition doubles on dry-erase boards.
Students create their own treasure maps using topographic symbols and a directional compass.
What is the science behind making a boat sail? Invite students to design a sail shape that works best in a classroom exp
This activity spans the seasons and school year!
Picasso’s art career spanned many decades and included a variety of styles and influences. Create a portrait collage ins
Explore how visuals contain both “parts” and “whole” and how visual elements like “value” contribute to the overall artw
Learn about the life of artist Henri Matisse and create artwork with a technique he called “Drawing with Scissors”.
How well do we know our shapes?
Research earthquakes and how they are detected and measured then make a simulated seismograph.
Explore Victorian crazy quilting fad of the late 1800’s. This crayon sampler incorporates a variety of crayon techniques
What does your shape look like?
Track the weather in your area over a two-week period. Use bar graphs and line graphs to illustrate the results of your
Entice students to learn about a state’s economy through the engineering of an engaging game board that integrates color
Find colorful place names around the world! Draw vivid maps, plan trips, and write travel logs about imaginary journeys
Make your focal point sing with lively colors by framing your favorite portion of this wiggly line painting.
How many do you have?
What would it be like to take a trip to Alaska in the coldest, darkest months? Create a virtual tour of the "Land of the
Look deep into an Ancient culture, and decode a visual language of simple dots and lines! Use these symbols to create a
Children learn the days of the week by sharing their own versions of "Cookie's Week". Practice writing letters and drawi
Study African weaving patterns and design orientations to create vibrant artwork with Crayola® Gel Markers on dark paper
Create a dreamtime symbol in the style of modern Aboriginal culture.
Explore Martin Jenkin’s book, Chameleons Are Cool, and find out why chameleons change color. Then create your own chamel
Learn about the rich history of African culture by creating a traditional African tribal mask. It will look authentic wh
Face painting is an ancient tradition! Explore the creative designs used by Australia's native peoples, who have painted
Connect with an ancient culture with Model Magic masks! Discover what role masks played in Aboriginal life, and apply th
Capture the exhilaration and the exhaustion of exercise in a watercolor resist.
Invite students to use fractions to create unique representations of the heart.
What a charming way to write a book report! Each illustrated bracelet charm captures a character, an event in the plot,
Research Alaskan wildlife and landscapes then create a mixed media landscape with carefully placed native animals.
Personalize the plight of an endangered animal with a powerful portrait.
Create a mobile that will have your imagination spinning with concentric squares, color exploration, and dimension.
Enhance an investigation in the heritage of the American southwest with the creation of faux southwestern silver and tur
Capture animals in abstract drawings, finding the geometric shapes that make up animal faces and bodies.
“Artists are Masters of Illusion” In this art project a series of simple images, with simple variations, are sequenced
Create an whimisical, abstract self-portrait in the style of Cubist artist, Pablo Picasso!
Students report on their favorite animals then create eye-catching zoo programs with hand-made stencils and paint roller
Blue bumble bees and iridescent beetles; colorful insects add drama to the landscape. Some even provide clues to technol
Where do children feel most at home? Children identify and represent settings where they feel comfortable and cozy.
What is happening to limestone and marble buildings around the world? Show the effects of acid rain in a viewfinder.
Long ago in ancient Egypt Pharaohs wore a unique message on the soles of their shoes. This lesson is a modern slant on
Construct a twelve-sided paper globe to display facts learned while exploring Antarctica.
Observation is an important skill for artists and scientists alike. Conduct an investigation that includes the shapes o
Create a unique, stunning display of the Earth’s landforms. Showcase learning with textured materials such as sandpaper,
This art mash-up of two of Andy Warhol’s iconic styles is easy and eye-catching.
Greet school and classroom visitors with special occasion painted cloth wallhangings.
Create a beautiful West African Adinkra Cloth and learn about the culture of the Ashanti people. Get bold results with C
Put nature into perspective with a landscape painting. Students apply the art terms of horizon, vanishing point, foregro
Confront those scary fears of bumps in the night with this lesson. Students draw parts of monsters and reassemble in a c