Elementary Art Teacher Resources
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Place Value for Primary Grades- A Place for Everything
Here is a phenomenal lesson on place value to the thousands place. Learners construct numbers and identify the value of each digit, investigate building numbers using craft sticks and paper plates, and complete other meaningful place value activities.
2nd - 3rd Math 130 Views 665 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Clay Pot Santa And Mrs. Claus
Students create clay replicas of Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus in this early-elementary Art lesson for the holiday season. Directions are included for both Mrs. Claus and Santa. The lesson also includes links for more art activities using clay pots.
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Building for Hurricanes: Engineering Design Challenge
"By the hair on your chinny-chin-chin, I'll huff and I'll puff and I'll blow your house in," says the big, bad wolf! Engineering hopefuls are challenged to design and construct a hurricane-proof building from simple office and craft materials.
5th - 8th Technology & Engineering 20 Views 18 Downloads
Clay Pot Winter Friends
Students create ice blue, clay pot winter friends using clay pots, ice blue paints, markers, felt, and fabric in this Art lesson for the winter time. The lesson would be ideal for the early elementary classroom during the winter months.
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Building a Skyscraper
Creating buildings that reach hundreds of feet into the sky is no easy task. The third lesson in this series begins with four activities that engage young architects in exploring the major challenges that are faced when designing and building skyscrapers.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History 18 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Chicka-Chicka-Boom-Boom/ Chicka Challenge (Elementary, Literature)
Is your Kindergarten class about to read the book, Chicka-Chicka-Boom-Boom? If they are, and you want a few wonderful activity ideas to reinforce phonemic awareness and letter identification skills, look no further. Here you'll find over ten great ideas that relate to the book and include singing, call and response, role-play, crafts, and kinesthetic activities.
K Language Arts 22 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Clay Pot Snowmen
Students create "clay pot" snowmen using clay pots, glue, mitten scraps, paints, and markers in this early-elementary Art lesson. The lesson may take 1-2 days depending on the amount of time it takes for the undercoat of each snowman to dry.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Unusual Friendly Letters: Persuasion and Point of View
Elementary schoolers complete word clusters after listening to the book Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters from Obedience School by Mark Teague. They listen as the teacher stops to point out the unusual point of view and various persuasive techniques used by the author.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 43 Views 461 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Chinese New Year Celebrations
Students explore world cultures by creating arts and crafts projects. In this Chinese New Year lesson plan, 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
Winter Lesson Plan
Students practice estimation. In this winter activity, students are shown a cotton ball snowman. Students look at the snowman and try to estimate how many cotton balls it took to cover the snowman. Students tell what kinds of strategies they used to make their guess.
3rd - 4th Math 3 Views 4 Downloads
New Review PD Course: Pinterest Basics
Pin your interest in online communication to a professional development course that walks you through the basics of using this powerful web-based resource. The 12 episodes in the course demonstrate virtually everything you need to know to get started, from creating an account, creating pins, searching, and editing, to classroom applications.
36 mins Pre-K - Higher Ed Classroom Support 3 Views 0 Downloads
Japan: Land of the Rising Sun
Young scholars locate Japan on a globe, name the major physical features, and describe the physical environment. They survey the differences and similarities between the life and culture of Japanese young people and American young people.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 103 Downloads
"Music Be the Food of Love:" Found Poetry with Shakespeare and Hip-Hop
Lines from Shakespeare and from hip-hop provide learners with an opportunity to examine the literary devices these artists use to express their ideas about love. Groups use the provided lines to craft found poems and then the whole class compares and contrasts how the artists use language and literary devices.
9th - 12th Language Arts 22 Views 42 Downloads
Lesson Plan: A Bird's Tale
Who wouldn't love to get a letter from a blue bird? Elementary art enthusiasts analyze the social and historical context of Ason Yellowhair's Navajo piece, Bird and Cornstalk Rug. They examine the construction and images on the rug reflecting on Navajo weaving and individual creativity.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 14 Downloads
Measuring Pots of Gold
Have your class practice measuring and weighing "leprechaun's gold" for St. Patrick's Day. In this measurement lesson, students work cooperatively to use scales to measure and weigh pretend gold. They use cups, tablespoons, and ounces to identify the gold's weight.
3rd - 5th Math 3 Views 101 Downloads
Build a 3-Dimensional Map
Learners develop their map skills while creating a 3 dimensional map. In this map skills lesson, students gather specific materials to create their 3 dimensional map. Learners gather cardboard, newspaper, white craft glue, and non-toxic paint for their project.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 38 Views 77 Downloads