Eric Carle’s story, From Head to Toe, is brimming with his timeless textured collage animals performing a multitude of a
Explore the sights of New York City by creating a storyboard and characters from a favorite book.
Design and decorate a symbolic carp streamer in the Japanese tradition of Kodomonohi (Children's Day).
Transform a simple pinch pot into these swimmingly slick creatures that live beneath the sea.
Nocturnal animals are fascinating! Find out Who’s Hooting in a nearby field or forest. Creatures of the night call out f
Which item does not fit with the others? Recognizing similarities and differences is creative fun with this anytime game
Students learn about Josie’s carvings after reading Pictures of Hollis Woods. What kind of carving would Josie make of t
Caring communities include space for nature! Create a convincing ad for a home for a native plant or animal.
Imagine you lived in a castle in France, Germany, or Italy during the Middle Ages. What crops would grow on the land? Gr
Students draw a river or road using one point perspective and add an original poem to complete this work.
Combine symbols and words to tell a story much like Betye and Alison Saar do in their art. Continue an ancient Asian and
Students will construct a a painting tool and manipulate it with magnets to create an abstract piece of art.
Kandinsky's Concentric Circles inspires students to create "one/artist's trash is another artist's treasures."
Explore the mysteries of caves as you create original crayon resist cave scenes.
Students trace around their hands to imitate the look of intricate henna designs on paper. These traditional, temporary
Students investigate several cellular structures-animal-plant-human. Students choose a structure to create in a 3-D scul
Why do some thermometers show two different temperatures? Students create their own dual-scale thermometer.
Egypt’s Great Sphinx may be the original lion king! Invite your students to join archaeologists working to conserve this
Families are on the move—today and yesterday. Explore children’s journeys to new lives through powerful poetry and art.
What do plants need to grow? Draw predictions and results with Crayola® Dry-Erase Crayons as you experiment with sunligh
Celebrate the colors and shapes of nature’s bounty in a Giuseppe Arcimboldo-inspired self-portrait. Learn about incorpor
Charles Darwin was a naturalist and geologist best known for his evolutionary theories. While visiting the Galapagos Isl
Play a game in pairs that challenges students to describe and classify their knowledge and research into one word catego
Listen to rain indoors with these replica rainsticks from Chile. Discover native legends from many cultures in the Ameri
Create a plate to look like your favorite animal then add Crayola® Dry-Erase Crayons and you’ll have tons of reusable fu
Before roads crossed our nation, rivers served as roadways to move cargo. Learn about the engineering of the canal era o
What was the family entertainment center in the early 1900s? A radio! Trace the growth of this fascinating invention and
Explore the various modes of transportation used to move west across North America in the 1800s. Create a scene with pa
Design a miniature Statue of Liberty—to scale! Inspire small groups of future engineers, poets, lawyers, and journalists
Introduce, or refresh, the concepts of 3-dimensional shapes and volume with your students. Investigate Joel Shapiro’s us
Watch interest in trees and ecology grow as students create a forest of 3-D trees representing multiple species.
What pets are feed, walked, or groomed? Izak, who lives in Lapland, takes care of a reindeer! Match animals with owners
Architecture reflects both time and place. Explore the intriguing characteristics of buildings in ancient Asia.
Explore nature and art through Eric Carle’s book about a busy spider.
Encourage students to see how much they really understand about animals and the habitats. This 3-D group project has the
The inventor of the mobile and stabile was the American artist, Alexander Calder. In this lesson students will create ki
With the book “Is This a House for a Hermit Crab?” by Megan McDonald as a jumping off point, students create a matching
Discover the significance of dates during and immediately after Ramadan. Study the date palm's botanical characteristics
Students can create anything 2-dimensional on a Crayola® Dry-Erase Board. Take a digital image and upload to a class dro
In Greek mythology, Athena is the goddess of wisdom, her emblem is the owl. Long considered the “wise old owl”, this le
Create a mask for a classroom masquerade! Have your students pick their favorite animals and display their knowledge of
Study homes and habitats from the past then move into the future to construct innovative new living spaces.
What's going on in the ground below a plant? Students use Crayola Model Magic to create a relief showing plants and thei
Combine a nifty 3-D art lesson with a great book and an easy science experience kids will love. Students make beautifull
Create an Alligator Alley art gallery to display paintings and information about alligators and how humans impact their
How would you like to eat a dinner of insects in the dark?! Bats find their food with echolocation—show how with this mo