Mixed-Media Snowman

If I had to choose my favorite snowman art lesson, it would be this one. The combination of skills: tracing,... View Article


Holiday Collage Project

Sometimes children need a lesson free of instruction, standards and expectations. My third graders finished the final steps of their... View Article


Dia de los Muertos Art Project

One of the most popular celebrations in Central and South America is Dia de los Muertos or Day of the... View Article


How to Draw a Truck

Drawing trucks is one of my most requested how-to-draw subjects in art class. I love the stories of the people... View Article


Snowmen at Night Art Project

Couldn’t resist creating an art project based on the book Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Beuhner. I read the story to... View Article


Monsters Don’t Eat Broccoli Art Project

Barbara Jean Hicks is a beloved children’s book author from Port Hueneme, California. If you visit Barbara’s website, you’ll discover that... View Article


Sock Monkey Art Lesson

Aren’t these the most adorable things you’ve ever seen? I spotted a Sock Monkey Calendar at a bookstore and knew the... View Article




Autumn Collage Art Project

My wee first graders splattered their way to a beautiful autumn collage. The process was fun (painting paper) and skill... View Article


Tortuga Time

Based on the book “Manana Iguana” by Ann Whitford Paul, this adorable collage lesson is perfect for little kinders. Children... View Article