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Collage and Photomontage

For Teachers 10th
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...
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Is There a Difference Between Art and Craft?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
How do we come to view objects and artifacts as art? What terms and ideas do we associate with craft instead? The distinction between art and craft may be subtle, but has profound roots in art history and the development of western...
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This Is America! Flag Collage

For Teachers K - 12th
In a visual essay of their thoughts about "What America Means to Me," kids of any age can create a collage about their country. Originally intended to be created physically, learners could share their projects online by using an...
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Unity and Variety in a Textural Collage

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore texture in art.  In this textured collage art activity, students observe and identify texture in famous artwork from artists around the world.  Students plan and create a textured collage of a chosen animal.
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Have It Your Way Sandwich Collage

For Teachers K - 2nd
You want to make a sandwich out of fabric and paper? If so, this art project provides the instructions needed. Learners will use a variety of fabrics and paper to construct a sandwich through collage. Tip: Have leaners describe the...
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Heart Collage

For Teachers K - 2nd
Explore the visual arts by creating a construction paper art project. In this collage lesson, young artists research the Internet to examine styles of famous artists including Keith Haring. They create cut-outs of hearts using...
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Collage to Writing

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Practice expository and creative writing with your class. Pupils use magazines to find pictures, cut them out, and create a collage. This work of art is then used as a writing prompt. They describe the collage in either a creative or...
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My Planet Earth

For Teachers K - 4th
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...
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The Too Small House: Story and Craft Activity

For Students 3rd - 5th
Engage students in setting and character with this story and craft activity set. To begin the activity, learners read the short story "The Too Small House." They then cut out and color a picture of the house and paper figures of the...
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The Color Blue

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students identify the color blue. In this color recognition lesson, students practice identifying the color blue with books, songs, and coloring sheets.  Students create various craft projects to ensure their understanding of the color...
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Home Sweet Home: Challenge Activities (Theme 5)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Challenge scholars with a plethora of activities found in a unit themed, Home Sweet Home. Activities to expand learners' knowledge include: researching and creating fact file cards about animals' homes, designing the perfect home post...
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Alphabet Snake

For Students Pre-K - K
Facilitate alphabet acquisition with this arts and crafts project. For this worksheet, learners cut out letters and paste them on the correct location on two illustrated snakes. One of the snakes has lowercase letters and the other has...
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Louisiana Crafts and Domestic Arts

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Discuss with the class the reasons for identifying and defining the term material culture as refering to a vast array of objects and activities that people make and do traditionally. Your class can identify diverse crafts and decorative...
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Rhythm and Art: Rhythm Collage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a collage in response to musical rhythm. For this visual arts lesson plan, students will better understand the connection between visual arts and musical rhythm. Students will follow the teacher's model of letting the...
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Lesson: A Collage of Cultures

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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Eric Carle Collage with Color Theory

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders analyze color theory and collage techniques through the creation of collages in the style of artist/author Eric Carle. Color experiments and may hands-on section allow this lesson to be very informative and fun for the...
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Puppy Love: Paper Plate Puppies

For Teachers Pre-K - K
A fun and simple craft project, young learners use paper plates, craft sticks, markers and crayons to make dog masks. You can have a discussion before starting the craft project about the differing hair length, color, and size of dogs so...
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The Economics of National Craft Month

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Combine National Craft Month and economic math while producing some imaginative, innovative crafts.
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Fabric Scrap Flower Garden

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
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...
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Egg Carton Buggy Mobile

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
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...
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Craft a Claim and Counterclaim

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Need a good resource that shows writers how to craft a claim and counter claim in an argumentative essay? A seven-part video series uses the first chapter of W.E.B. Du Bois’ The Souls of Black Folk as an anchor text to model the entire...
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Quilt Block Collage

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learn the art of quilting with this lesson plan that can be connected to a history lesson on quilts in Ancient Egypt, China, and modern art. After studying a general history of quilts, its uses, and the history of different patterns,...
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The Writer’s Toolbox: What You Need to Master the Craft

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Strengthen your high schoolers' writing with a series of steps for writing successfully. With sections on organizing an essay, choosing a topic, crafting a thesis statement, and revising a draft, the activity encourages your class to...
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Let's Create a Collage!

For Teachers K - 1st
Young scholars learn about and create a collage. In this illustrating lesson plan, students read Alphabet Adventure and discuss the illustrations. Young scholars create a collage, display their collages, and use Kidspiration to list what...