What can your class accomplish in 100 days? Students get to know each other and keep track of what happens at the beginn
Celebrate the colors and shapes of nature’s bounty in a Giuseppe Arcimboldo-inspired self-portrait. Learn about incorpor
Provide students with practicing their relative location skills as well as an opportunity to tell real or imaginary stor
While investigating pyramids and mummies, invite students to craft a replica of an amulet. This pendant gleams with symb
How far is it from the classroom to the cafeteria? Let’s draw a map and find out!
Challenge your mapping skills! Interpret a map by plotting a trip. Have a classmate try to figure out your destination!
Kids become map-makers as they take a new look at the school neighborhood!
Painting is a great way to communicate how you feel. Express yourself with colors and free-form designs that match your
The inventor of the snowmobile, a French Canadian named Bombardier, inspires creativity! Construct inventions with recyc
Ship figureheads used to embody the spirit of each sailing ship. Students create figures that symbolize who they are for
Invest some time in learning about the stock market. Your time could really pay off!
Are you puzzled by some of the problems you see in the community? Students discuss the issues and discover how they can
Social skills are an important ingredient for school (and life) success. Create Partners in School accordion books to re
Help students understand the size of history with an in-depth, interactive exploration of ancient cultures culminating i
Explore a Native American tradition. These replica dolls bring back a delightful, historic craft.
Catch hot news stories with top-of-the-line recycled reporting equipment! Get ready for hands-on newsgathering.
Andy Warhol designs include bright colors, repetition, and unique creativity. Students make their own Pop Art name in co
Does something need to be perfect to be beautiful? Middle school students will reflect on broken objects and create “fra
Discover the origins of names and naming ceremonies. Express individuality with each name discovery as you create a uniq
Calacas are fun, vibrant skeleton sculptures used to represent passed love ones for Dia de los Muertos. In this lesson,
Before roads crossed our nation, rivers served as roadways to move cargo. Learn about the engineering of the canal era o
Curl narrow strips of colorful Crayola Color Explosion® Paper—the technique is called quilling. Add them to cards that d
Play this game with your class, another class, or your whole grade! Race to match states, provinces, or countries to the
Discover the wonders that lie under the sea! Go on a research expedition to find out more about the underwater world.
Express team spirit and unique personal style! Students create replicas of a traditional totem poles as a get-to-know-yo
Students "pack" their luggage in preparation for an imaginary trip.
Find interesting textures with which to make crayon rubbings. Shape the paper into a cornucopia and fill it with natural
History and culture head for the fashion runway as students study fabric and clothing from other times and places.
Design the ultimate recreation facility, community center, or other new use. Help bring a rundown area of the community
Float from Africa to Asia from Antarctica to the Americas. Explore major lakes and mountain regions from a satellite vie
Design a box to hold yummy recipes from diverse family food traditions. Collect them in the classroom and around the wor
Delight Dad with the perfect gift. This door hanger will guarantee him extra naptime, uninterrupted hours in the worksho
Antony and Cleopatra have been the subject of a tale fraught with drama for many years. Cleopatra was always depicted we
Get moving to music and capture the lively motion in the style of Keith Haring.
Invent a math game that uses real-life transportation timetables! Where (and when) will you arrive?
Egypt’s Great Sphinx may be the original lion king! Invite your students to join archaeologists working to conserve this
Are zebras black with white stripes, or white with black stripes? And how did they get those stripes, anyway? Do some re
Students investigate career choices and create an action figure career card to represent their personal choices.
Explore Victorian crazy quilting fad of the late 1800’s. This crayon sampler incorporates a variety of crayon techniques
Students hold hands with friends, dance in and out, and get all tangled up into a big knot! Then draw colorful swirls an
Broaden students' global perspectives with an assignment whose research is with Colored Pencils in the picture book styl
Use Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech to inspire students to illustrate a dream that will touch hearts, minds
Students use everyday classroom materials to create a head and shoulders self-portrait with a large, unfolding hug.
Invite students to create one-of-a-kind picture frames for school photos to give as a gift or display at home.
Sugar Skulls are confections made in remembrance of lost loved ones. Use Crayola® Chalk, Glitter Glue, and dark paper t
Imagine a Dancing Marionette made with brightly designed paper! This unique paper curls, twirls, and swirls!
See the world in a new way--with the breads people eat. Explore cultural attributes and world populations with a pictogr
Students bring the Statue of Liberty to life as they stretch their imaginations and create story adventures for her!