Creative Beginnings in Machine Embroidery
Pupils are introduced to using machines to embroider materials. After examining designs already made, they discuss how the embroidery was added. They practice making their own designs with different materials and sharing them with the class.
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Crazy for Cubes: Art and Science
This is a very skeletal lesson, but provides a very interesting teaching idea. Learners discuss Sol LeWitt and conceptual art, then analyze the differences in expressing a concept through model based inquiry and aesthetic art criticism....
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Newspapers in Education
Take young writers on an journey through the pages of a newspaper with this language arts lesson series on journalism. Covering the topics of news reporting, opinion writing, photojournalism, advertising, and much more, this resource...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Fanning The Spark: Fostering Your Students' Creativity
Here is a packet of lessons which are designed to help you to foster your pupils' creativity. The lessons are designed to develop their fluency, flexibility, originality, and elaboration on ideas. The are built around field trips to a...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Theater Arts/Creative Movement Lesson Plan
Here is a series of five exercises intended to bring movement, dance, and theater into the classroom. Intended for special ed classes, but appropriate for any grade, learners will pantomime, play pretend, dance, move, and create...
3rd - 5th Special Education & Programs
Creative Dramatics in the Classroom - Activity 1
Students experiment with movement and dramatics by playing the "Machines" game in this introductory lesson on Creative Theater techniques. The lesson includes a video link and scoring guides for classroom activities.
4th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
Twig Construction: Recycled Materials
Construction projects of any kind require learners to use spacial reasoning, creative thinking, and critical analysis skills. They design and make a twig/leaf structure out of natural and recycled materials. This project would be great...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts