Students create colorful works of art by folding construction paper in half, and pulling out pieces of string that are coated in paint.
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Splendide Californie French Artists’ Impressionsof the Golden State, 1786-1900
There is a lot to learn from art. This teacher's guide provides you with extensive background information, activities, and a scripted commentary to accompany a slide show on French artists in California during the Gold Rush Period. The...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Recognizing Geometric Shapes
Young mathematicians explore the beauty of geometry with this cross-curricular math and visual arts activity. Over the course of four or five days, children observe and discuss the geometric and organic shapes found in two pieces of...
4 mins K - 4th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson: Extra! Extra! Read All About It!
A great idea for a fun homework assignment! The class fully and critically analyzes Daniel Sprick's painting, Your Plans. They then generate questions to ask the artist as they attend a mock press conference. They pretend to ask the...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Arbitrary Arrangements: Daniel Sprick's Release Your Plans
Students investigate abstract artists as storytellers. In this art analysis lesson, students observe the small details in the painting called "Release Your Plans" by Daniel Sprick. Students collaborate in groups to create their own...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
3-D Texture Painting (Impasto)
A neat art project is on the horizon. Your class can experience impasto, or textured painting with this expressive art activity. They design and then paint using the impasto technique. This is done by mixing toilet paper into the paint....
5th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts