Harold and the Purple Crayon
Students use their imaginations to create a unique image. They glue paper to construction paper to create images. They also use crayons to finish their art.
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Identify the Element of Line
Students explore the element of "line." For this beginning art lesson, students listen to the book Harold and the Purple Crayon, then describe the types of lines Harold drew. Students identify straight lines, jagged lines, curvy lines,...
Pre-K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts
Enrichment Guide for "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" and "If You Take a Mouse to School"
Here is a resource that was originally written as an enrichment guide for the stage adaptations of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and If You Take a Mouse to School. It is absolutely full of fun activities that will inspire your young...
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Storybook Art: Hands-On Art for Children
Young scholars are read "Harold and the Purple Crayon. Using the same technique, they draw their own one-line design but use various drawing techniques to do so. They measure the line and if time permits they draw other lines in...
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Harold and Purple Crayon Lesson Plan
Young scholars listen to the story Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson as an introduction to this color activity. In this color sorting lesson, students learn which colors are considered to be "warm" and which are thought to...
K - 2nd English Language Arts
Exploring Neighborhoods through Art
Students explore neighborhoods. In this color and social studies cross-curriculum lesson, students listen to Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson, then compare and contrast neighborhoods. Students mix primary colors to make...
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts