How to Make a Holiday Reindeer

Gather the kids and some colorful paper, chalk pastels and a bit of glitter to create this festive reindeer. I... View Article



How to Draw an Easy Guided Pumpkin

You’d think drawing a pumpkin is easy. Not so. After watching my students scribble oddly shaped circles onto paper, only... View Article



Kitten’s First Full Moon & How to Teach Texture

If you’re looking for an easy approach to teaching kids art, there’s no better system than using the elements and... View Article

How to use Chalk Pastels in the Artroom

Chalk pastels are one of my favorite products to use in the art room. They allow a child to lay... View Article

Star Man Chalk Drawing

STAR MAN CHALK DRAWING When SpaceX launched it’s Falcon Heavy rocket, it sent Star Man and it’s Tesla on an... View Article




Chalk Flowers Art Project – 2 Ways

Chalk is an underused art medium. Too dusty. Too messy. High maintenance. And spraying? Forget it. But with these chalk flowers… I... View Article

Jellyfish Art project

One of the prettiest projects my third graders created this year happened during the very last days of school. I get rather... View Article




Picasso’s Le Coq Pastel Project

PICASSO’S LE COQ The inventory situation in my art room has reached a critical point. I have depleted my black... View Article




Lincoln Portraits Art Project

If you are looking for a great story to read to your students, Abe Lincoln’s Dream by Lane Smith combines corny jokes,... View Article