Create a fanciful firefly window display/sun catcher using drawing, symmetry and sculpture.
Explore color mixing and exaggerated brushstrokes while painting a landscape like a Post-Impressionist!
Students create an abstract design that includes four patterns, complementary color pairs as well as black and white.
Make a scratch-out picture with paint over crayon to show some signs of the season.
Learn about snake habits and habitats, then create a model of a snake in its natural surroundings.
Watch a garden of Fibonacci flowers spring to life in the classroom as students discover a mathematical pattern in natur
Haiku is a "snapshot" of words, often related to nature or seasons. This poetry may not rhyme, but briefly captures a mo
Corn (maize) was a staple in the Aztec culture. Show the Aztec’s sophisticated corn-growing techniques in a realistic di
Make a drawing deep---and lift the colors!---with this creative erasure technique.
Begin observing the wonder of the natural world, record its night beauty with Gel FX Crayons and Glitter Glue.
Dig deep into an ancient Mexican culture! Recreate colors reminiscent of traditional turquoise and coral found on these
Create flowers and their pollinating pals using Crayola® Model Magic.
Modern artist Wolf Kahn is well known as a Color Field painter and a landscape artist. He has combined both interests in
These 3-D topographical maps keep students on top of geography — and its terminology!
Bright orange carrots and juicy red tomatoes; green grapes and yellow pineapples....
Get toddlers excited about good nu
Students bring a book to life with a fun matching game about stripes found in nature.
Create fanciful architecture with inspiration from nature like the famous Spanish architect, Antonio Gaudi.
Look at a flower garden from the butterfly's perspective.
Explore Martin Jenkin’s book, Chameleons Are Cool, and find out why chameleons change color. Then create your own chamel
"Cool Penguins" by Jeff Bauer is the inspiration for students' original artwork focused on the lives of penguins living
Create inspirational star banners to motivate creative poetry, invention, and songwriting like that of others inspired b
Vivaldi inspires paintings incorporating symbols of the seasons.
Wet-on-wet watercolor and crayon techniques help capture the motion of autumn's falling leaves.
Create these splashy fish as you count with author Lois Ehlert of Fish Eyes.
Nocturnal animals are fascinating! Find out Who’s Hooting in a nearby field or forest. Creatures of the night call out f
How would you like to eat a dinner of insects in the dark?! Bats find their food with echolocation—show how with this mo
Tiger poems and stories seem almost real when you make this mask. Decorate it with authentic tiger markings.
Does animal brain size match body size? Affect intelligence? Sculpt the brains of three vertebrates to compare and contr
Every habitat has it's up and down sides as far as human habitation is concerned. Students create their ideal mash-up en
Children are fascinated by animals. This activity provides them the opportunity to create original faces to play with!
The science of leaves, leaf parts, and why leaves change colors leaves an impression on students as they create realisti
Students investigate a series of African cultures to compare and contrast their use of patterns. Students create an ori
Native people living on the Great Plains depended on buffalo for survival. Discover many uses for their hides—and other
How do stalactites and stalagmites grow hundreds of feet inside the Earth? Explore an original cave, constructed inside
Details and descriptions of rainforest scenes come alive in narrative stories, poems, and plays and in original oil past
Research ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics and tell a wall story with an interesting crayon resist technique.
Can more than 281 million visitors be wrong? Is the United States National Park Service “America’s best idea” as one per
The main character in Lois Ehlert’s story Leaf Man lived in a pile of leaves until the wind blew him away over a plethor
Sculpt a vase around a recycled container. Embed plastic jewels and other craft items to create a simple, striking gift.
What does the shadow know? If it’s a shadow across a sundial, it knows the time of day. Experiment with shadows and time
Students create a paper collage using painted paper and Crayola florescent paint.
Our vocabulary and lives are filled with words, sayings and things from other countries. They have become part of our ev
What’s at the center of a galaxy? A black hole! Look WAY beyond a black hole by creating a vivid galaxy and observation
Beetles and bugs are awesome! Take a close look at crawling creatures and draw one that's larger than life.
Create unique gold jewelry with nature's finest leaves. Add Crayola® Model Magic® and gold Premier Tempera for a strikin
Create an original species of fish and write about it. The art will become the cover of the story!
Students create their own cloud formations with inspiration from the Caldecott Honor book, Sector 7, by David Wiesner.
The blue whale is the largest animal ever to have lived on earth! Create a life-like, miniature sculpture of this fascin