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 Banjo Lesson by Henry Ossawa Tanner
The Banjo Lesson by Henry Ossawa Tanner, depicts a boy learning to play the banjo. The painting is the focus of 13 different activities and 13 guided observation questions. The class will learn about the painting, the artists, and then...
2nd 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
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
An Imaginary Creature And Then Using Describing And Action Words for a Creative Writing Exercise
You have to collect lots of materials (boxes, bags, toilet paper rolls, etc.) for this instructional activity to work successfully. After modeling how to create an imaginary creature out of the collection of recycled materials, let your...
3rd - 10th Visual & Performing Arts