Storytelling and mathematics merge when students discover that by arranging and rearranging a set of seven geometric til
Celebrate traditional African values-including family, community, and self-improvement. Display the nguzo saba, the seve
Fashion can be fabulous and informative! Discuss what different types of clothing can tell you about a person. Use your
Create a colorful mobile with your favorite flying creatures. Combine various bug body types into a delightful display.
The Emperor and the Kite by Jane Yolen uses beautiful watercolor images that mimic the traditional Chinese Art of Jianzh
Native people living on the Great Plains depended on buffalo for survival. Discover many uses for their hides—and other
After reading and discussing the poetry book “Flamingos on the Roof” by C. Brown, students each create their own poem in
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
How can your class become a community of learners? These self-portrait paper dolls encourage everyone to become better f
Celebrate the Ch'ing Ming Festival, or any festive holiday, with these Tiny Chinese Kites!
Andy Warhol’s paintings and prints of food are iconic examples of the Pop-art movement. Here students create their own P
India's Hindu population celebrates Diwali with these colorful scrolls. Make similar paintings and explore this cultura
St. Lucia Day is a family Advent tradition in Scandinavia and Italy. These crowns are worn by girls as part of their cel
When students say, “I have nothing to write about,” use this team teaching activity to inspire creative writing through
In the 1800’s the canal system changed the way freight was moved in our country. Learn more about how mules played an i
With Twistables Slick Stix Crayons and recycled materials, construct the object of your fear and inhabit it. Be it big l
Why sing "The Twelve Days of Christmas"? Why are there 12 days, anyway? And why so many birds? Use this familiar song to
Uncover the history behind modern shoes and the similarities between styles of the past and those of today. Students sho
With a few simple materials, students can improve their fine motor skills and make beautiful snowflakes experimenting wi
Create a deck of cards using historical people as subjects. Along with the name of the person include fun facts. The car
Which instruments are played in a marching band? Concert band? Jazz band? Create and decorate detailed, life-size replic
What are the rules for safe bike riding? Embed a safety message in this colorful helmet poster!