Flying Cup Kites
Students are introduced to the kite book and they discuss the cultural background of kites. They are shown slides and overheads of different examples. The teacher models the project and then students attempt to make their own.
K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
A Community of Shapes and Symbols
Create beautiful paintings with negative space in your kindergarten classroom. A multi-step lesson plan guides your class through the process of creating pieces for an art project, which could yield more than one successful composition.
K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts
Texture Hunts and More: Madonna and Child with Saints
Students investigate different painting techniques by studying classic works of art. In this art history lesson, students observe the famous Madonna and Child with Saints painting and describe the texture and images they notice....
Pre-K - K Social Studies & History
Finding Meaning in the Badge
Children who are three to five years old study two rank badges from the Qing dynasty to develop an understanding of social rank, language skills, and symbolism. The lesson is discussion-based and requires learners to compare and contrast...
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts
American Indian Art History Detectives
An art history detective; I want to be one of those! The class puts their heads together to hone their deductive and critical thinking skills in order to determine which Native American tribe created and used parfleche boxes. They'll use...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts