Elementary Art Teacher Resources

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Pupils 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.
Pupils create ice blue, clay pot winter friends using clay pots, ice blue paints, markers, felt, and fabric in this Art instructional activity for the winter time. The instructional activity would be ideal for the early elementary classroom during the winter months.
Students create "clay pot" snowmen using clay pots, glue, mitten scraps, paints, and markers in this early-elementary Art lesson plan. The lesson plan may take 1-2 days depending on the amount of time it takes for the undercoat of each snowman to dry.
Learners play "To Tell The Truth" Art History style in this fun and interactive game for the upper-elementary Art classroom. Included in the lesson is a detailed set of rules and suggestions for successful classroom implementation.
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. Resources are provided.
Young scholars make salt dough and then fashion it into the shape of a lady bug, shich they later paint after it has been baked.
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.
Create critter crafts! A few safety precautions regarding the glue gun or sharp acorns sticks will not stop your students having fun! Cute pictures help inspire and there are endless ways to create. A class could have a completely open ended style, or you can theme this craft to the bugs as suggested.
Students decorate letter, clothespin magnets using basic art supplies in this Art lesson for the elementary classroom. Teacher preparation should include cutting out letter shapes for each student and connecting clothespins prior to the lesson.
Students create a tie dye pillow case. In this art activity, students use a pillow case, rubber bands, and dye to create a tie-dyed pillow case.
Students create recycled art. In this visual arts lesson, students follow the provided steps to create their flowers made from recycled water bottles.
Students create pet rock necklaces. In this craft activity lesson, students tie a wire around the rock and then paint the rock with a face. Students then add beads and a rope to create a pet rock necklace.
Young scholars create "Harp" pictures using harp shapes, shoe box lids, paints, old sheet music, and inspiration from Harp music in this inter-disciplinary Art and Music lesson for the elementary classroom. Resource links are included for successful implementation.
Students create wax crayon "eggs" using wax paper, crayon shavings, and an egg template shape in this early-elementary Art lesson. Included with the lesson is an idea for diplaying finished art projects. A great lesson for Easter time.
Learners create confetti-filled eggs in this easter, or spring, Art lesson for the elementary school classroom. The lesson includes resource links and a game idea involving the created confetti eggs to celebrate any occasion.
Students create Easter bunnies using marshmallows, gumdrops, white paper, fruit rolls, and toothpicks in this edible Art lesson for the elementary classroom. A fun activity that can be accomplished in under forty-five minutes.
Learners create "stand-up bunnies" for classroom display in this early-elementary Art activity ideal for the spring months. A bunny template and design ideas are included to aid in the teaching process of this fun and quick activity.
Learners decorate small styrofoam cups with faces and plant grass seeds in the cups in this Science and Art lesson for the early-elementary classroom. Emphasis is placed upon the science of seed growth. The lesson includes resource links.
Students create "bottle cap lockets" using bottle caps, ribbon, small photos, and beads in this elementary Art instructional activity ideal for Valentine's Day or special occasions. The instructional activity suggests using the "Polaroid i-Zone Mini Instant Camera" for quick pictures.
Students create abstract compositions based on the later works of Wassily Kandinsky using the primary colors in this early elementary Art lesson plan. The lesson plan emphasizes the use of color, lines, and shapes to create the abstract works of art.

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