Refine Your Results

Content Curators



Resource Types


Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

30 resources with the keyterm surrealism

Lesson Planet

Forest and Tapestry Pod and Nude in Open hand

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss and analyze examples of surrealist paintings and photographs from the LACMA collection. Students comprehend the basic tenets and history of the surrealism. They research a surrealist artist they want to emulate in their...
Lesson Planet

Surreal Voyage

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners are introduced to the concept of surrealism in art. Using that information, they create their own surreal composition landscape. They explore the ideas of dreams and the subconscious by creating a collage. They review the...
Lesson Planet

Let's Call It Automatic

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Students write whatever comes into their minds quickly and extend that strategy to art. They draw whatever ideas come to mind and students create in a stream of consciousness style. They listen to different types of music while drawing.
Lesson Planet

Surreal Hands

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students compare and contrast various forms of artistic expression. They examine the similarities and differences of how various artists worked.
Lesson Planet


For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research several surrealist artists, e.g. Dali, Magritte, etc., and analyze and compare their styles. They apply their knowledge to their own drawings in pastel of flowers and plants.
Lesson Planet

Look to your Dreams

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners explore the life and Surrealist art of Salvador Dalí identify and discuss imaginative, impossible or unexpected elements in Surrealist artworks.