Who was the first Black woman in North America to be elected mayor? Daurene Lewis, from Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Sh
Do animals have feelings? Read about famous animals who have displayed human like emotions. Create expressive “pet portr
Students strengthen observation and memory skills with primitive style paintings depicting holiday and/or seasonal activ
Antony and Cleopatra have been the subject of a tale fraught with drama for many years. Cleopatra was always depicted we
Show Way by Jacqueline Woodson not only is a great story about the African American culture and the significance of quil
Our vocabulary and lives are filled with words, sayings and things from other countries. They have become part of our ev
What shapes are people’s houses? Discover diverse dwellings—and make dioramas representing them—from around the world.
Students extend the story in the book Extra Yarn by placing themselves into the storyline.
Does something need to be perfect to be beautiful? Middle school students will reflect on broken objects and create “fra
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 deck of cards using historical people as subjects. Along with the name of the person include fun facts. The car
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!
Billboards, commercials, vibrant packaging…. Invite students to focus intently on just one of the many stimuli they are
Engage students in real life problem solving by inviting them to play the role of artists commissioned to create works o
Customs and traditions connect cultures, peoples and families. This art piece celebrates the connective fibers of our fa
In the cold and ice George Washington and his troops crossed the Delaware River in 1776 in Durham boats to surprise the
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
Create a city of geometric shapes and primary colors as seen through the eyes of the artist, Piet Mondrian.
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
Have fun with color in a way that Andy Warhol did! Use copy machine copies as the basic work while students focus on the