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


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


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


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


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




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


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


Fun with Portraits Art Lesson Plans

The quintessential art lesson for elementary school: self-portraits! This 24-page lesson plan booklet includes six easy portrait ideas. Easy-to-follow steps, supply... View Article