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 Art Unit: Sombrero & Poncho Art Project

MEXICAN ART UNIT: SOMBRERO & PONCHO My third grade classes are a creative and energetic bunch. They have a hard... View Article


Snakes in the Grass

Here is a cute lesson that I did a while ago with my second grade students. It’s a great lesson... View Article


Ceramic Turkey Bowls

I search for as many clay project ideas as I can. For some reason, I need the security of knowing... View Article

Primary and Secondary Colors Art Lesson

PRIMARY & SECONDARY COLORS ART LESSON I vowed to begin the year with a unit on teaching color theory. It... View Article


Buffalo Painting Art Project

The paintings in the book, Paintings of the American West, depict the lives of Native Americans, complete with beautiful sunsets,... View Article


Cardinals in Winter Art Lesson

My second and third graders created this beautiful Winter Cardinal winter art lesson, but it would be appropriate for fourth... View Article


Valentine’s Day Art Project

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, this colorful bouquet will be admired by all. Easy to do; just paint a... View Article


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