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
"How Do You Hug a Porcupine" ("Como Abrazas a un Puercoespin?”) by/por- Laurie Isop is the inspiration for students to c
Students use simple measuring to create scale as the design and annotate a map to their houses, or from their houses to
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
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?
What does your shape look like?
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!
This pillow will “pop” with color, line and style! Inspired by the Pop art movement, this three dimensional creation wil
Blue bumble bees and iridescent beetles; colorful insects add drama to the landscape. Some even provide clues to technol
Celebrate the colors and shapes of nature’s bounty in a Giuseppe Arcimboldo-inspired self-portrait. Learn about incorpor
Students create original books using two small mandalas. Math, science and nature, art principles and writing are combi
Have fun with sponges and paint! Students create a beautiful collage of fun shapes.