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Chinese New Year Celebrations
Students explore world cultures by creating arts and crafts projects. In this Chinese New Year lesson, students identify the differences in time between the U.S. New Year and a Chinese New Year celebration. Students create culturally significant Chinese party favors such as noise makers.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 31 Downloads
My Planet Earth
The earth is a delicate and fragile thing; Why not engage your class in a craft project that will make them aware of our environment? Earth Day is celebrated as recycled materials are used to create earth window hangings. Crayons are melted onto paper with an iron to create unique representations of our world.
K - 4th Science 12 Views 10 Downloads
3D Textured Globe
The earth, our home planet, and the star of Earth Day celebrations everywhere! Celebrate Earth Day or examine Earth's place in the solar system, with a fun and easy craft, perfect for children nine and up. Paper mache ornaments, paint, and sand are used to create mini versions of our planet.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Holiday Paper Projects for Kids
Students construct several holiday craft projects. In this holiday art instructional activity, students are instructed on how to complete several paper projects such as a 4th of July flags, a Thanksgiving place mat and holiday cards. All of these activities can be done by using simple art supplies.
Pre-K - 2nd Social Studies & History 9 Views 109 Downloads
Students discuss ways to care for the environment by creating a product from recyclable materials. In this arts and crafts project, students utilize yarn scarps and plastic lids from a drink to create a coaster for drinks. Students give their gift to one of their parents for Mother or Father's Day.
1st - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 18 Downloads
Young scholars create a Thanksgiving craft. In this Thanksgiving lesson plan, students use Indian corn and tissue paper to make a wall ornament. Young scholars discuss how corn was important to the pilgrims and Native Americans.
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 102 Downloads
Insect Lesson: Firefly Games and Crafts
Students explore insect life by participating in arts and crafts activities. In this firefly lesson, students identify the geographical location and anatomy of the mysterious insect. Students create an insect book using illustrations by their classmates.
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 16 Downloads
Paper mache projects are great for using up paper from the recycle bin. Give your class the chance to create a three-dimensional globe out of paper mache. They'll work to make their globes as accurate as possible, adding proper colors and textures.
1st - 6th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Fabric Scrap Flower Garden
Crafting is fun, it increases eye-hand coordination, and it is a great way to accent any lesson. Celebrate Earth Day by creating scrap fabric flowers for a pop-stick flower garden. Children of all ages will love gluing, cutting, and constructing flowers to adorn their white picket fences.
Pre-K - 4th Science 5 Views 5 Downloads
Egg Carton Buggy Mobile
Craft paper, string, and clean egg cartons are used to create super cute bug mobiles. Included are instructions and images to assist you in guiding your class through the process of making these very cool mobiles. The project would be a great way to celebrate Earth Day, to finish off a thematic literary unit, or to accent a lesson on the insect life cycle.
Pre-K - 4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Mother's Day Lesson Plan
Students explore their own families by creating an arts and crafts project for a member. In this Mother's Day instructional activity, students discuss the positive impact their mothers have had on them and create a picture frame memory for them.
K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 46 Downloads
Collage and Photomontage
Tenth graders discuss collage and photomontage techniques and artists, and how the art form can convey cultural or current issues. They research a collage artist, then design a topical or personally symbolic collage. Present their finished projects with a class gallery!
10th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 10 Downloads
Lesson: A Collage of Cultures
The blanket being analyzed here seems simple and plain, but it reflects the culture and geography of the people who made it. Learners critically examine the influence geography and culture had on the creation of the blanket and on themselves.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 24 Views 101 Downloads
Collages & Combines
Students study the artwork of Robert Rauschenberg and identify popular imagery used in his collages and Combines. They interpret Rauschenberg's photographic silk screens by writing their ideas about his images. Afterwards, they create original collages, and prepare a written explanation of their work.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Peace Education | Wreath or Tree Craft
What is peace and what does it mean to our society? To understand why peace is celebrated and what character traits or concepts relate to the action of peace, learners engage in a discussion, story time, and a craft project. The lesson idea can be fitting for any holiday that promotes peace and unity, including: Martin Luther King Jr.
K - 5th Social Studies & History 15 Views 17 Downloads