Easy Winter Landscape for Second and Third Grade

Here is a super easy lesson that incorporates many art principals. It takes one 45-minute art class to complete this... View Article


Fall Leaves in Tissue Paper

Nothing is more beautiful than a tree emboldened with crimson and pumpkin colored leaves. In Santa Barbara, we have few... View Article


Symmetrical Paper Cut Aliens!

This lesson is based on symmetry so as far as teaching kids cool subjects, this one is perfect. In my... View Article


How to Draw Overlapping Birds

Here is a lesson that I taught to my second graders a few years ago. It was a great “intro-to-drawing”... View Article


Joan Miró Art Project

I’m always searching for one session lessons. You know the type: art projects that don’t take two or three classes... View Article


How to Draw a Pig

Using the same technique as the Kinder Cows art lesson, this pig art lesson teaches your little ones simple drawing techniques... View Article


How to Draw a Cow Art Lesson

I had a request from one of my kinder teachers to teach a class on drawing animals. Not exactly my... View Article


Valentine’s Day Heart Collage

Inspired by Valentine’s Day , I pulled out my file on Jim Dine and created this multi-step collage project for my... View Article


Oil Pastel Picasso Faces Art Lesson

If you don’t subscribe to Arts and Activities magazine, you should. It’s full of great lesson plans complete with great... View Article