Mola-Inspired Holiday Stockings

Part culture, part color theory and all fun, this Mola-inspired Holiday Stocking will keep the kids busy drawing, cutting and... View Article

Hawaiian Dancers Art Project

What you’ll need: 12″ x 18″ white drawing paper (or watercolor paper if you have it) Black waterproof marker (I... View Article




Paper Cut Molas

Molas are cloth panels that form part of a blouse for the Kuna women of Panama. They use a quilting... View Article




Romare Bearden Collage

Part of my grade 5 art curriculum is to introduce a collage art lesson. The concept of collage seems easy;... View Article

Ancient Greece Mural Project

Capping off the 6th grade promotion festivities was the reveal of the annual 6th grade mural. This year we chose... View Article

Patterned Matryoshka Dolls

Matryoshka dolls are wooden nesting dolls originating from Russia. They are handcrafted by folk artists and often feature a woman... View Article

American Indian Art Lesson Plans

Learning how art impacts every culture and civilization in the world is an important part of any art curriculum. I... View Article

Mexican Unit: Fruit Crate Art Project

Continuing with our Mexico-themed art lessons, second graders created “Market Day” fruit crates. The project took three 45-minute sessions. First... View Article

Mexican Unit: Sombrero & Poncho Art Project

My third grade classes are a creative and energetic bunch. They have a hard time sitting still. Instead of trying... View Article