Chalk Bird Art Project

Chalk pastels give the dramatic color intensity of tempera or acrylic paint with almost no prep time. Chalk gets a... View Article


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Portrait of Dora Maar Art Lesson

After a recent trip to Seattle where Picasso’s “Dora Maar” was on exhibit, I knew my fifth graders would love... View Article


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Lady Liberty with Watercolor or Newspaper

The Statue of Liberty is a great subject for teaching art techniques; watercolor, collage, tempera, marker…pick any medium and the... View Article


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Keith Haring Art Project

This is a perfect lesson to get you through the end-of-the-year or even a mid-year slump. 5th graders love the... View Article


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Drawing Animals Art Lesson Plans

Drawing Animals is a 17-page art booklet designed for grades one through six. The booklet includes how-to-draw handouts, full-photo tutorials... View Article


Big Fat Hen: Chalk and Oil Pastel Drawing

A trip to the library last fall yielded a plethora of art ideas. Keith Baker’s Big Fat Hen is filled... View Article


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Day of the Dead Catrina Dolls

Celebrate The Day of the Dead holiday with a form-based art project that uses paper bags and cardboard boxes. These... View Article


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Ceramic Wizard Tutorial

I’ve seen pictures of these cute little wizards on many art sites, and in all cases; no instructions! They looked... View Article


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Musical Medley…Music Art Collage

This lesson originated in Arts and Activities magazine, but the month and the year is lost to me. I clipped... View Article


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