Paper Cut Flower Art Project

This is a favorite art lesson of mine for spring time.  I typically do this lesson with my third-grade students but... View Article


Third Grade Expressive Paintings Inspired by Fred Babb

Fred Babb is one of my favorite artists. His art is expressive, meaningful and above all, unique. It’s a perfect... 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

Symmetrical Butterflies

This lesson is part math, part magic and all art! Students fold a piece of paper in half, draw on... View Article




Cool and Warm Modern Landscapes in Chalk

This is an easy lesson to do with any grade level. I introduced this to third graders who seem to... View Article


Eric Carle Inspired Barns and Farms

Eric Carle is one of my favorite illustrators. Over the years, I have used many of his books as inspirations... View Article

Van Gogh Sunflowers Art Lesson in Oil Pastel and Tempera Paint

VAN GOGH SUNFLOWERS Van Gogh’s famous Sunflower series is one of the most recognizable art subjects in a classroom. My... View Article