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.
Repurpose scrap paper! Create a mosaic in the shape of a clock.
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
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!
Blue bumble bees and iridescent beetles; colorful insects add drama to the landscape. Some even provide clues to technol
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.
Design and build a model raised bed garden using your imagination, recycled cardboard, and Crayola Colored Pencils.
Students use numbers they are familiar with to create a design repeating the numbers that are created with various lines
Bananas are a ubiquitous fruit—but what do children really know about them? Explore how banana plants grow, their fibers
Transform a simple pinch pot into these swimmingly slick creatures that live beneath the sea.
Which item does not fit with the others? Recognizing similarities and differences is creative fun with this anytime game
Students will draw a Picasso like portrait using Crayola Oil Pastels on black paper.
Kandinsky's Concentric Circles inspires students to create "one/artist's trash is another artist's treasures."
Students create an abstract design combining fractured shapes to make whole images. Note: Students will create fractured
What makes a pattern? How do we combine patterns to create quilts?
Students construct an abstracted landscape from a photo. Students use patterns to create various parts of the landscape
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
"How Do You Hug a Porcupine" ("Como Abrazas a un Puercoespin?”) by/por- Laurie Isop is the inspiration for students to c
Many works of art and architecture are made by using one or two shapes in a repetitive pattern. Repeating patterns are
Pretty purses and bulging backpacks and all around us! Design a distinctive bag with special features to accommodate a s
This pillow will “pop” with color, line and style! Inspired by the Pop art movement, this three dimensional creation wil
Celebrate the colors and shapes of nature’s bounty in a Giuseppe Arcimboldo-inspired self-portrait. Learn about incorpor
Draw rectangles to create an original tile design. Decorate tiles with original designs to create a vibrant piece of ar
Before roads crossed our nation, rivers served as roadways to move cargo. Learn about the engineering of the canal era o
Explore the various modes of transportation used to move west across North America in the 1800s. Create a scene with pa
Measure and design! Determine the perimeter of a space and create a map of your favorite room.
Inspire students to create an unusual view of their artwork as they use diagonal folding, rotating and flipping to compl
Introduce, or refresh, the concepts of 3-dimensional shapes and volume with your students. Investigate Joel Shapiro’s us