The Earth’s rocks and soil contain scientific AND historical mysteries. Capture dramatic desert or canyon colors with Cr
After experiencing a read aloud of "Chameleons are Cool" by Martin Jenkins students create an original environment with
Which foods have seeds inside? Investigate the size and shape of seeds from tasty fruits as you create a colorful compar
Create light, sparkly snowflakes! Decorate a package, trim a tree, or hang them in winter windows. Let it snow!
"The Busy Tree" by Jennifer Ward inspires students to create original outdoor environments using their body parts as mod
Wood to make pencils is harvested from forests. Discover how pencils have an environmental impact—and why reforested woo
Students learn about Josie’s carvings after reading Pictures of Hollis Woods. What kind of carving would Josie make of t
Design a stark winter landscape with long shadows. Show silhouettes of trees, snowboarders, sleighs, or other winter sce
Ever wonder how a hot air balloon rises in the sky? Discover the facts and paint a beautiful balloon. Could it circle th
Imagine you lived in a castle in France, Germany, or Italy during the Middle Ages. What crops would grow on the land? Gr
Students create textured illustrations of endangered species in their environments with this lesson in ecology and scien
Follow the searching line technique used by Alexander Calder in his sculptures, mobiles, and paintings as you create an
Identify trees by their leaf shapes and structures; then capture leaf symmetry with painted leaf prints.
What do plants need to grow? Draw predictions and results with Crayola® Dry-Erase Crayons as you experiment with sunligh
Take a trip to the Antarctica on an expedition to study penguins! How many different species can you identify?
Imagine a community in Cameroon, along the west cost of Africa. The weather is hot and dry. Traditional homes are made o
Observing leaves inspires scientists and poets alike. Combine the two by making falling leaf marks and writing poetry.
Invite children to share some of their favorite foods. Follow-up with a discussion of how nutritious their choices are f
What wonderful item did Alexander Graham Bell invent? History and technology come together in this recycled construction
What will the future hold for your town? Students will explore how technology influences progress as they create a color
Give me a B---for Broccoli! Or Berries! Or Bananas! Students share their favorite recipes for healthy foods with classma
Students talk about animals and their habitats and mix paint to create a wildlife scene.
The animal sound effects from “Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears: A West African Tale” by Verna Aardema really resona
Tsunamis, or gigantic waves, are one of the most destructive natural disasters. Discover how they’re formed, deep under