Creative Clay Houses
Students demonstrate knowledge of working with clay and design and make creative houses and other buildings out of clay.
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Houses and the People They Shelter
Students examine different homes and shelters across cultures and time periods. In this Houses and the People They Shelter lesson, students draw conclusions about society and culture according to the features of their dwellings. Students...
4th - 9th Social Studies & History
Homes of the World: Ceramic Lesson
Kids consider the various dwellings humans inhabit all over the world. They choose a home from anywhere in the world. Then they research the type of materials, designs, and structures need to build that type of home. The project ends...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Common Denominators between Primitive Art, Fine Art, Folk Art, Children's Art
Students view and create art in several styles. They view African Masks, Picasso's portraits and self-portraits. They compare the two, then create a self portrait. In the second activity, they view landscape paintings by folk artists....
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
The Story of Us: Mud Woman Rolls On
Young writers will literally step into art and creative writing as they become the figures featured in the sculpture Mud Woman Rolls On. Begin by showing your class a picture of the sculpture and having a discussion about its most...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts