Watercolor Birds Art Lesson

This is a super easy project for middle elementary kids. I like to demonstrate how to draw a tropical bird... View Article


Old Bear: Leaf Print and Bear Painting

While looking through the library one afternoon, I stumbled across Kevin Henkes’s picture book, Old Bear. The illustrations inspired me... View Article


Line Drawing: Graphic Squares

These graphic line illustrations are perfect for fourth grade when many children love to doodle. Instead of leaving the drawings black... View Article


Tribal Masks Art Project for Fourth Grade

This lesson is adapted from a lesson in Dynamic Art Projects for Children by Denise Logan. It’s a great book... View Article


Terrific Toucans: Drawing and Painting Toucans for Fourth Grade

Aren’t these fantastic? I absolutely love how each toucan has it’s own personality. This is the yardstick I use to... View Article


Under-the-Sea Chalk and Glue Drawings

I discovered this lesson while browsing through the Artsonia site recently. Gulf Elementary in Cape Coral, Florida displayed this beautiful... View Article


Rainforest Art Lesson

The fourth graders took a creative journey to the Rainforest and learned how to draw many rainforest inhabitants. We studied... View Article


Paper Self-Portraits for Third Grade

The paper portrait is yet another fun and easy way to create portraits for your students. Although this project is... View Article