What happens when you combine an art technique called sgraffito with the beauty of spiral designs in nature? You get a c
Do animals have feelings? Read about famous animals who have displayed human like emotions. Create expressive “pet portr
Tie together shaped poetry with watercolor animal sketches to create a cohesive artistic expression with a very silly si
Modern artist Wolf Kahn is well known as a Color Field painter and a landscape artist. He has combined both interests in
Our vocabulary and lives are filled with words, sayings and things from other countries. They have become part of our ev
After reading Old Bear by Kevin Henkes, students are inspired to create beautiful seasonal scenes with lots of line and
Freeze an adorable face forever in this frosty frame.
What shapes are people’s houses? Discover diverse dwellings—and make dioramas representing them—from around the world.
Make a simple moveable painting in watercolors and markers to illustrate how tides affect the life and landscape along t
Bananas are a ubiquitous fruit—but what do children really know about them? Explore how banana plants grow, their fibers
Design a miniature Statue of Liberty—to scale! Inspire small groups of future engineers, poets, lawyers, and journalists
Create a multi-media weaving that pops with texture and is crowned with a majestic bird drawing.
Students use their knowledge of geometry to skate the Polar Regions with the Arctic animals!
Explore Martin Jenkin’s book, Chameleons Are Cool, and find out why chameleons change color. Then create your own chamel
Play a game in pairs that challenges students to describe and classify their knowledge and research into one word catego
Count the swinging, roaring and munching animals in this wild haiku zoo – and then count the syllables too!
Explore warm and cool colors and glue drawing in these breathtaking leaf watercolor paintings.
Charles Darwin was a naturalist and geologist best known for his evolutionary theories. While visiting the Galapagos Isl
Students can create anything 2-dimensional on a Crayola® Dry-Erase Board. Take a digital image and upload to a class dro
Explore nature and art through Eric Carle’s book about a busy spider.
Taking art outdoors, this lesson explores shadows and light through contour figure drawings. Students will have fun imag
Inspire discussion of basic human needs and world peace with this mobile design project. Integrate social studies, langu
After enjoying the book “Smelly Socks” by R. Munsch with the class, discuss the biographical information that can be gat
The book, Swimmy by L. Lionni, inspires a paper painting mural by students recreating a major event in the book! Art an
This Science + Art activity has students incorporating fact-based drawings while using their color illustrations to find
In 2016, at the US Embassy in Beijing, China, a special sculpture will be installed. Invite students to create a mini ve
Polka dots with stripes…peanut butter burritos…that’s just the beginning of “mismatches” for delightfully diverse Mariso
Recurring patterns are found in nature in many different things. They are called fractals. Think of a snow flake, peaco
Where do children feel most at home? Children identify and represent settings where they feel comfortable and cozy.
Families are on the move—today and yesterday. Explore children’s journeys to new lives through powerful poetry and art.
Students create textured illustrations of endangered species in their environments with this lesson in ecology and scien
What happens when seeds are planted? Children document plant growth from planting to harvest.
WOW! Traveling in a new form of transportation across new terrain must be a very exciting experience; students create bo
Create an aquatic scene on glass waving through the sea life with alliteration.
Collectively, the seasons create a rainbow. Students identify and draw natural elements from each season. Combined toget
Create these splashy fish as you count with author Lois Ehlert of Fish Eyes.
Learn how to mix and apply tertiary colors to flowers in the style of American artist, Georgia O’Keeffe.
Create a Polar Bear in his habitat, surrounded by the colorful Northern Lights using blended watercolors.
Illustrate the ongoing battle against germs with a graphic depiction of strategies used to keep healthy with Crayola® Wi
Watch interest in trees and ecology grow as students create a forest of 3-D trees representing multiple species.
Combine bold lines and contrasting colors like a Fauvist to create a vibrant autumnal still life.
Create a torn and cut paper collage of a Brown Bear in Winter, using printmaking to create falling snow.
Students draw favorite animals and include descriptive adjectives in their artwork.
Explore the sights of New York City by creating a storyboard and characters from a favorite book.
What's going on in the ground below a plant? Students use Crayola Model Magic to create a relief showing plants and thei
Explore abstract expressionism by studying the works of Wolf Kahn and create a unique landscape using Crayola® Oil Paste
What happens when animals squeeze inside a warm doghouse on a cold, rainy day? Windy, wet weather and flying fur create
Combine movement into active learning and art making in this lesson. Students learn and express concepts in radial symm