Literature and Art-St. George and the Dragon-Character Education
First graders explore what it means to be creative through the story and pictures of "St. George and the Dragon." Sequencing becomes part of the lesson.
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Eric Carle Mural
Inspire first grade artists to learn about abstract and realistic art while reading Eric Carle's Where are you Going? To See My Friend. Young artists design and make a mural collage by tearing shapes of paper while comparing English and...
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
“Decalcomania” Glue Paint Symmetry Prints
Who knew you could paint with glue? After first adding liquid water color paints to bottles of white Elmer's glue and applying them to paper, students of all ages are then challenged to use their imagination and creativity to draw in...
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Humourous Head Planter Spike: Ceramics Lesson
What a great activity. Kids create humorous ceramic character (heads) spikes to enliven a planter. Modern art is full of expressive and exaggerated forms and your class gets to create them out of clay. This would be a lovely activity to...
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Visual Arts Sculpture, wood art,
Explore the development of wood art. For this art history lesson, students study the art work of Gary Stevens. They describe, analyze, and derive meaning from the art they see. They then write a theory about the artist's purpose for the...
K - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Recognizing Positive Character Traits
Connect character education to this St. Patrick's Day activity! Have each person create a rainbow on a pot of gold with construction paper, and on each color of the rainbow write a positive character trait or something they are proud of....
Pre-K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts