Native people living on the Great Plains depended on buffalo for survival. Discover many uses for their hides—and other
Creativity and fun erupt as students use their knowledge of simple machines to build toys!
Students use their knowledge of fish to practice sorting.
Relish William Blake's immortal poem "The Tiger!" Students select a favorite tiger species to illustrate in realistic de
Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man sketch is one of his most iconic works. In this lesson students are inspired to create their ow
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
Sculpt a vase around a recycled container. Embed plastic jewels and other craft items to create a simple, striking gift.
Invite children to share some of their favorite foods. Follow-up with a discussion of how nutritious their choices are f
Recurring patterns are found in nature in many different things. They are called fractals. Think of a snow flake, peaco
What’s at the center of a galaxy? A black hole! Look WAY beyond a black hole by creating a vivid galaxy and observation
Students create their own cloud formations with inspiration from the Caldecott Honor book, Sector 7, by David Wiesner.
Invite students to explore why the ability to change color with the seasons is so important to the survival of some anim
In the 1800’s the canal system changed the way freight was moved in our country. Learn more about how mules played an i
What changes along with the seasons? Plants? Animal coats? What you wear? The weather? Sports? Students create a 3-D cub
With Twistables Slick Stix Crayons and recycled materials, construct the object of your fear and inhabit it. Be it big l
Big and small colorful circles become flowers and seeds in a colorful garden.
Sparkling snowflakes, raindrops, flowers, or crispy leaves let everyone know that the seasons are changing. What season
Capture the beauty and variety of fall leaves. Make an accordion book with different-sized leaf prints.
Students learn about size relationships in nature in this lesson as they create LARGE leaves and small ladybugs. How wil
Snow is so cool! But how is snow formed in the atmosphere? What effects does snow have on our lives? Students create an
Sun science is the focus as students explore the Earth's rotation and revolution, the seasons, as well as night and day.
Six-sided frozen crystals fascinated Wilson "Snowflake" Bentley. See how he studied and photographed these delicate stru
Stick up for sharp-toothed creatures who get a bad rap! They are just trying to survive like all other animals.
Invite your students to experiement with paint techniques to create a unique snow scene.
Invite your students to create chains of charms to show symbols of the seasons.
Neon is actually a phenomenon that occurs when you mix electricity and a noble gas. Learn how this work and create a neo
Create light, sparkly snowflakes! Decorate a package, trim a tree, or hang them in winter windows. Let it snow!
Celebrate December 13 with children and families in Sweden. It's Luciadagan, St. Lucia Day, when children serve coffee a
Create a colorful 3-Dimensinal bird that will actually fly!
Combine physical science, math and visual art! Create a symmetrical mask using paper straws. Use the hollow ends of th
Santa on a speedboat or surfboard instead of a sleigh? December is warm in much of the world. Design holiday cards to fi
Inspire the class to think about what they could do if they had an additional body part borrowed from an animal like Imo
Bit by bit our trash pile grows; where it will end, nobody knows! Show you are smart; turn your trash into art.
Compare seasons with a changeable folded-paper triarama.
Let your students’ imaginations run wild with this inventive project! Using science knowledge, students create imaginati
Learn about bats and try out a new watercolor technique to create an original silhouette scene.
Draw fantastic weather conditions that could only happen in your dreams.
Make a weather mood collage using colorful papers you create yourself using cool new mixed media techniques and your fav
What can you do with a bag of junk? Sort it, compare it, and practice recording the data in a table. What do you have in
Use Crayola® Fabric Crayons to make a class quilt!
Ready to be a fearless explorer? Create a spaceship flying among strange new planets, where stars have no limit!
How can an empty water bottle that is dropped in a stream in America end up on a beach in Africa? How could birds and ot
Explore growth cycles through the seasons then create original chalk drawings of pumpkins ready for harvest.
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
Look at the photography of Eadweard Muybridge and create an original painting of a body in motion in the cold, wintry ou
Students talk about animals and their habitats and mix paint to create a wildlife scene.