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
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
Introduce Genre painting with the work of post-Expressionist George Bellows. Then create a dramatic original painting of
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
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.
Display the 7 principles of Kwanzaa in a one-of-a-kind accordion window book.
How do different countries observe Labor Day? Create a cube to honor jobs that men and women do.
Discover an amazingly easy way to make delicate filigree-style ornaments. Hang one in a window, wear it as a pendant, or
Hop from islands to mountains, from permafrost to tropical rainforests. Explore glaciers and coral reefs. Display the di
Celebrate national leaders! Open the doors and windows of a government building to reveal memorable accomplishments of p
Francisco de Goya's genre paintings inspire original fantasy drawings in response to literature and real life.
Students explore the not-so-serious side of our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln.
How are landforms such as mountains and valleys drawn on maps? Learn about landforms and how to draw a topographical ma
Dragon myths and legends abound in literature from around the world. Depict a Legendary Dragon in a lavish sculpture tha
Leprechauns, shamrocks, and wee folk are popular elements of Ireland's delightful legends. Celebrate Irish literature w
What’s your strategy to win at Mancala? Give this ancient Ghanaian game a contemporary twist! Make your own set with Cra
Roy Lichtenstein is an American pop-artist and one of the many artists supported by FAPE (Foundation for Art and Preserv
Music and art merge with this "paint the music" lesson introducing students to the work of Kandinsky, the father of abst
Research a coastal community, profiling physical, cultural, and other characteristics.
This lesson uses eye popping black and white to create a community portrait filled with architectural detail inspired by
Tell bigger-than-life raven stories from the Tlingit, Salish, and Haida nations. Build a miniature theatre to set the st
How familiar are you with the states of Mexico? The world’s most populous Spanish-speaking country can at times be overs
Stitch warm sentiments with colorful yarn to create homespun cards and matching envelopes—for Valentine’s Day or any tim
Investigate environmental conditions of a desert, rain forest, or high mountain peak; then design a magical hat that tra
Build an imaginative fortress, castle, or chateau using Crayola® Model Magic®.
Bright colors! Intricate patterns! Fantasy creatures! Discover the delights of unique Oaxacan wood carvings. Decorate an
Create an erupting volcano! Magnets and a cookie sheet add to the reality of this 3-D project.
What do you get when you combine a lion head with a fish tail? The Magnificent Merlion, a famous landmark in Singapore.
Discover the ancient art form of mosaics—with a contemporary twist! Layer and mix Crayola® Model Magic to create unique,
Egyptian pyramids were built as stairs for kings to climb after their death. A sphinx was built to guard the pyramids. C
India’s Taj Mahal is a work of architectural genius. It is also a monument to the love of a wealthy emperor for his quee
Combine movement into active learning and art making in this lesson. Students learn and express concepts in radial symm
Polka dots with stripes…peanut butter burritos…that’s just the beginning of “mismatches” for delightfully diverse Mariso
Research images and designs on paper money then print your own personalized paper money.
Focus on historic achievements and positive role models with this collaborative monument making project.
What's behind Albert Einstein's frizzy hair, wiry mustache, and penetrating eyes? Find out and create a bas-relief mask
Combine geometric designs while honoring the entire universe! Discover how colors and shapes have meaning in traditional
“What if…” questions delight children. Watercolor resist paintings made with salt add sparkle to any literacy lesson.
Oh Canada! Study the mighty maple and create a spatter painting with Crayola® Washable Paint and an old toothbrush.