The Art of Making Money
Students discuss why many countries are changing the colors and designs on their paper money. They examine how money is made and play games with their fake money. They also explore the Counterfeit Division of the Secret Service.
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This Ain't No Tea Party!
Create food-safe bowls with your class, then organize a meal for the community using the class's bowls to serve. This lesson is based on the Empty Bowels Project, where school kids gain an understanding of global hunger through community...
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Making an Altar for the Day of the Dead
No El Dia de los Muertos—or the Day of the Dead—celebration is complete without a traditional altar. Follow descriptive instructions to build, and choose items and symbols from various lists to create an altar fit to honor loved ones...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Funding the Arts: Art from the Heart
Students explore means by which community arts might be supported. In this "community" social studies instructional activity, students research various local non-profit organizations. Students role-play as members of the board of a...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts