Crayon Rubbing Teacher Resources
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Texture is the name of the game. Learners consider visual texture by creating rubbings from actual textured objects. They glue a variety of objects onto a piece of paper, then make a rubbing that shows each object's texture, visually. They make a map of their favorite places by making rubbings that represent each place.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts
Visual Texture Stationery for Mother's Day
We all love having a great project to send home for Mother's Day. Here, the class will discuss repetition, pattern, and texture found in Van Gough's Starry Night, then they will create a collage using each of the discussed elements of art. They'll create rubbings of their collages and then paint them with a resist technique.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Students explore and display textures of tree bark in a patterned arrangement of positive and negative space. They make crayon rubbings with various colors and arrange them in an original repetitive pattern. They glue finished designs to a larger piece of paper for display, or create a class mural.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Texture - Bumpy, Wrinkled, Smooth?
Learners study textures and identify textures using satellite images. In this texture lesson, students study various objects and define their textures. Learners feel crayon rubbings and sort them into groups. Students use a book with satellite images to further study textures.
1st - 3rd Science
Students identify and interpret the type of evidence found at a typical dinosaur dig and mimic a paleontologist by taking crayon rubbings of simulated bone impressions. After the rubbings are taken, the students reconstruct the complete skeleton and identify the dinosaur to which it belonged.
5th - 6th Science
Let's Go Buggie!
To celebrate art youth month, little ones get out the magnifying glasses and get close-up with bugs. They make scientific observations of bugs you bring into the classroom. Then, they use markers, clay, paint, or crayons to make artistic renderings of their tiny friends.
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Create Your Own Suit of Armor
Here is a fun activity that kids will love. They don't just study samurai, they get to be a samurai! They'll use the provided template to create their very own suits of samurai armor. The template included fits a small child; for older children, tabloid sized paper will be needed.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
New Review Create Your Own Samurai Military Identity
This banner tells you who I am. Individuals create their own samurai military-style banner as part of a study of Japanese military and cultural history. Complete directions and templates for the banner are included, as is a link to information on Zen Buddhism.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Gaming in the Outdoors
Young scholars explore their environment through a scavenger hunt. In this outdoor exlporation instructional activity, students use hunt cards and search for animal food, natural shapes, or both. Young scholars share their finds. Students create ink prints or crayon rubbings of objects found.
1st - 3rd Science
Creative Writing Story Boards
Students design their own memorable three-D book with rubbings for illustrations. They draft and edit an original story and then choose which characters or scenes they want to illustrate. Each student also shares their art and writing with each other.
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Creatures of the Night Lesson Plan
Students write a list of words that are associated with scary creatures that they imagine now or in their younger days. They read books that share ideas for dealing with scary experiences. Finally, they use a variety of art materials to draw images of night time scary creatures and on the back of the picture, they glue scary words.
K - 6th English Language Arts
Students study the history of the United States in the 1800s, including the issue of slavery. They discover that the Underground Railroad was a network of people and hiding places in the United States and Canada, set up to help escaping slaves reach freedom.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Everyone Needs Shelter
Students research and design traditional and contemporary shelters from around the world. They build replicas of structures resembling the chosen cultures and time periods. They then connect with classmates to find similarities and differences in shelters and time periods by sharing their creations with each other.
1st - 6th Social Studies & History
"Snake Supper" Sequence of Patterns
Pattern recognition is a basic skill that can be used in art, language, and math. Young artists create snakes by stringing beads in a specific pattern. They discuss patterns and texture in art as well as in nature. This activity would be great as part of a station rotation.
K Visual & Performing Arts
A Month of Lessons About Trees
Students participate in numerous activities to explore characteristics of various trees. Over a period of one month, students make rubbings of tree bark, wax pressed leaves, identify and categorize them and organize a chart. Afterward, they listen to guest speakers such as a lumberman, carpenter, or woodcarver.
K - 8th Science