Students create pictures using white and whole wheat flour, oatmeal, and cornmeal while learning the different types of grains used to make breads.
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The Art of Celadon: For Use With Linda Sue Park's A single Shard
Young scholars read A single Shard and become familiar with celadon pottery. For this celadon pottery lesson, students design their own celadon tile. Young scholars view sample pictures of celadon pottery. Students discuss the...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Making Torma (Butter and Roasted Barley Flour Sculptures)
Torma is a paste made from butter, barley, and flour. It is used by Tibetan monks to create symbolic sculptures for display at religious ceremonies, and your class are going to make some. With a neat video, easy-to-follow instructions,...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Divali (Diwali) Festival and Threshold Art
Divali is the Hindu Festival of Lights. Upper graders explore cultural aspects of the festival and then create traditional labyrinth-style threshold art. They conduct research on the festival to better understand the significance of this...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
States of Matter: Playdough Holiday Ornament Art Lesson
Though there are few procedural details here, you can use this activity to reinforce learning about states of matter in primary grade science, incorporate tactile approaches to engage more learners, develop fine motor skills, and have a...
K - 2nd Science
Laying the Groundwork: Art Installation
Students appropriate well-known artworks to create temporary lawn art (crop circle type). They' ideas stem from a discussion about where they have seen art from history being appropriated in our culture: advertising, cartoons, pop...
4th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
Making Rangoli: A Celebration of Color
Threshold art is a temporary art form practiced by Hindu people all over India. Your class can learn all about the goddess Lakshmi, the cultural significance of threshold art, and how to make floor paintings. First, they explore the...
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts