Create whimsical, heart-y creatures for loved ones. Make them as decorations for Valentine’s Day or use them any time to
Students share a favorite family tradition. Games? Feasts? Reunions? Quilting? Show family togetherness in a dramatic di
Artist George Rodrigue’s dogs and the heroes of our communities are the inspiration for this easy and vibrant lesson.
Study Native American use of animal hides for homes and clothing.
Georgia O'Keeffe's landscapes inspire a study of deserts and creation of detailed desert ecosystem drawings.
Setting goals helps everyone to achieve success. This activity will showcase the goals of members of the whole class in
What high-tech invention is most intriguing? What scientific discovery is truly amazing? Build a replica and discover th
Robert Rauscheberg is an American pop-artist and one of the many artists supported by FAPE (Foundation for Art and Prese
Illustrate the drama of historical events and movements in a simple pop-up book format using crayons and colored pencils
Students explore their personality and design a flag that represents who they are and what they represent.
Families always treasure handprint decorations! This easy relief print makes a wonderful, personalized gift for any holi
Egyptian hieroglyphics are an ancient language. Design a cartouche with a message! Hang it on a doorknob to display.
Comparison of different native groups focuses on shelters.
Who was the first Black woman in North America to be elected mayor? Daurene Lewis, from Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Sh
Join the procession to honor Ganesha. Students adorn an elaborate sculpture to add to their understanding of this Indian
How much do we know about Islamic traditions? Students use their understanding to express what they have learned in a be
Study the architecture of government buildings then create a suspended bas relief sculpture.
Create your OWN star and share what YOU can do that makes you special!
Do you have a dream? Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. did and he wrote about it in his famous speech in 1963. Commemorate his
How can friends help each other? Explore opportunities to share while learning about human differences and similarities.
What would you do if you were a national leader? Invite students to imagine themselves as the head of a government.
Where do children feel most at home? Children identify and represent settings where they feel comfortable and cozy.
Ever try impasto? Famous artists including Rembrandt and van Gogh used this 3-D technique! Create bold paintings with Cr
Students work in groups to create a detailed diorama about the book Pictures of Hollis Woods.
Find out about the Hindu festival of Janmashtami and the nine masquerades of Vishnu.
Travel to India to learn about the invincible Durga. Her strength and regal beauty are celebrated by Hindus each fall.
What do family members or neighbors remember about the "olden days" or their home countries? Find out in an oral history
Bring some extra culture into your LA program by basing this on a literature selection with an extra focus on a time and
How do people communicate when the landscape is as barren and forbidding as Arctic tundra? Make a stone message board In
What do all inventors have? Creativity! Form a team to design an invention that could change the world.
Styles go in and out of fashion. Take a closer look at another time period and recreate a once-fashionable look in eyewe
The animal sound effects from “Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears: A West African Tale” by Verna Aardema really resona
Laughter erupts as students learn the differences between literal and figurative language by illustrating common idioms.
Visit the Ivory Coast of West Africa! Join the Senufo people to create a dramatic, less messy version of traditional mud
Storytelling meets visual arts in the style of Jacob Lawrence, African American artist and storyteller.
Recreate the beauty of precious jade in a flower blossom! Sculpt a lotus, the symbol of an open mind in many Asian cultu
What's the secret of the Japanese Crane fable? Explore Asian literature with feathers in this cut-paper project.
The art of Japanese painter Sakai Hoitsu inspires original decorative paintings of flowers and plants.
Celebrate Hina Matsuri Day along with Japanese girls on March 3. This elaborate, traditional doll display will captivate
Take a familiar idea and Jazz It Up to discover new ones. Using Jazz as inspiration, students explore the creative power
In Medieval times, a jester’s job was to make people laugh. Create your own jovial jester. Your friends and family are s
What jobs could you do in your classroom? Submit your personalized applications in boxes that advertise the opportunitie
What took nearly 3 years to travel from Washington, D.C., to Galveston, Texas? Celebrate Juneteenth with a replica of Li
Instead of weaving over and under, draw it with Crayola® Washable Markers! Bold and colorful textile patterns from Ghana
Create a mailbox for kind thoughts. Express appreciation for acts of kindness with notes. There’s even space for "grumpi
Lions are awesome animals! With Crayola® Erasable Colored Pencils, draw one of these regal creatures, partially hidden b
Fascinated with medieval knights? Put on imaginary armor to recreate epic art depicting the English Middle Ages. A gilde
Learn about Kwanzaa and traditional Adinkra weaving patterns used on Kente cloth.