This is MY favourite Mothers's Day activity. It is also great for Father’s Day and Valentine’s Day. A gift to be kept preciously for a very long time.
For Grade 3 and up. It is able to be done with the younger students... you just need more supervision.
You will need black pencil crayon and colo
Fall is already at our doorstep! Why not celebrate it with magnificient colored artwork to put on your bulletin board?
This projet is convenient for everybody starting first grade. Kindergarten level can also do it with a little more assistance from the teacher. As for 6th graders, they can
Drawing is a vital skill for becoming visual communicators at home, at school, and at work! This is not about having natural talent or artistic ability.… anyone can learn to draw! Drawing is all about looking carefully at things and seeing the relationships between lines and shapes, and gradations o
Go beyond the typical self-portrait lesson with Fingerprint Self-Portraits! While most self-portraits emphasize what a student looks like, this lesson provides a snapshot of a child’s personality at a specific time in their life. Middle schoolers will enjoy sharing their opinions, their likes and di
It is my pleasure to present you with this project for drawing with coloured pencil crayons. The Eye of the Dragon!
-For students in Grade 3 and all the way up to High School.
-Your student learn how to create colour gradients.
- Coloured p
Who doesn't like superheroes? Students love them!
A theme that boys love, and girls can also enjoy.
This project is a great occasion to work on how to draw characters, while discovering an incredible artist: Roy Lichenstein, through the Pop Art movement.
-Grade 3 and up. Also great for Juni
Art projects, games and activities for kids Pre-K through Elementary. It introduces artists and basic art concepts. Teaches kids about primary colors (Mondrian), secondary colors (Seurat), color and emotions (Matisse), and colors in nature + watercolors (Monet).
It features 30 pages with step-by-st
Students use MS Word to create their own personal hieroglyphic alphabet and put together a mystery message for others to solve! This is a fabulous activity for Valentine's Day--students can make multiple copies for classmates which will give them another activity to complete at their desks. A two fo
Create a painting in the manner of Norval Morisseau. You will need ace-tate paper, permanent felt marker and acrylic paints. It is interesting to use this activity with Social Studies courses.
A nice way to initiate your students to Native American Art with a spe-cial technique: painting on acetate
Students will create a unique thematic “Yearbooks are on sale” poster for the hallway. I use this project as a pre-assessment normally the first week or two of yearbook class. I want to see how creative they are, how they work with others, how they work under pressure, and how good they are with ca
Here's an art projet about winter and penguins.
The students learn how to draw a penguin and create magical glacier.
-Grade 2 and up
-Warm and cold colours
-Perspective with overlapping
-Horizontal – vertical
This set of SIX art projects incorporates painting, oil pastels, print making and carving to study six different Indigenous artists of Canada through creating a piece of art inspired by each of these amazing artists: George Littlechild (Cree), Bill Reid (Haida), Dana Standinghorn (Cree), Jason Carte
This lesson is meant to act as an introduction to one of the most important elements of art, line and to some OP Art artist who use it well (Bridget Riley & Victor Vaserely). It is targeted to students between the 6th and 8th grade levels and takes about 1 day to introduce, 1 day to finish the w
Here’s an original way to create a Christmas artwork with your students.
This is a perfect project for making a wish card.
-Grade 2 and up
-Collage and drawing
-Christmas wrapping paper
Zentangle pyramid project combines drawing and sculpture into one project. This lesson focuses on the elements of line, pattern, contrast, and emphasis. Each student will create a 3-dimensional zentangle pyramid sculpture that uses abstract zentangle patterns. This project is also a great way to tal
This lesson download includes what you need to introduce, motivate, guide, and create an awesome graphic design project with your students based on the silhouette image, white text, and solid background design of the iPod and iTunes advertisements.
Your download will include:
1. A Powerpoint with
In this drawing lesson students will use science, art and writing skills to design a large, colorful fish using patterns and block letters. It's a wonderful addition to any science or oceanography unit. Art teachers may print the pages for a and easy but engaging substitute lesson. It's also grea
This interactive activity is good for any time of the year, but is especially fun to do as a Valentine's Day activity!
Students will learn to copy and paste images by:
1. using the toolbar or ribbon functions.
2. using the right-click function on the mouse.
3. using shortcut keys.
Time of spreading germs has arrived? Why not do an art project to help children learn all about germs, and to start a discussion about how important it is to wash your hands?
This art project is suitable from Kindergarten to Grade 6.
Students get a chance to review primary and secondary colours co
This Powerpoint is a very detailed step-by-step lesson to guide your students through the process of drawing their self-portrait in a 3/4 pose. The last few slides also give tips for how to add highlights and shadows. This is perfect for both a
The Lesson Lady presents Andy Warhol Style Hand Prints Lesson! Students will create prints using their hands in the style of Andy Warhol.
Students will learn about patterns and printmaking while creating prints of their hands in this fun lesson. Included in this lesson are:
- Step by step direction
Best practices in 21st Century Learning Communication and Collaboration, Critical Thinking, and National Core Standards in one place! This lesson is appropriate for 4th through 8th grade and beyond.
Use this lesson as a start-of-school activity, a public speaking activity to meet National Core Sta
This PowerPoint lesson takes students through how to create a piece of artwork using only words. It teaches students to recognize value shifts and incorporates Language Arts into the Art classroom.
It includes a 28 page Powerpoint with link to demonstration
video, student self-evaluation sheet, wor
Here is an art project about winter or Christmas. An incredible collective project, since once you put all the drawings together side-by-side, there is a continuity with the perch. The order does not matter.
For grade 1 and up. Can be done with Kindergarten if you help them with their drawings of
This is a revised version of this lesson. If you previously purchased this lesson, please download this corrected version for free.
This art sub lesson requires little to no prep. It was created for art substitute teachers but may also be used by art teachers and classroom teachers. It was created
In my 14 years of teaching, this has to be one of the BEST projects I've done! The main objective for the students is to design a new Professional Sports Team Logo (the sport doesn't really matter) based on the culture and history of a particular city. (The city should be one that has no Pro teams).
This art lesson was designed to be accompanied by the book Tar Beach. It may be taught by a substitute teacher, art teacher, or classroom teacher. It is fully formed so that all a teacher needs to do is to read the information and questions on each slide, listen to the students' responses, and read
This four-part project is a culminating activity for a unit on persuasive writing. It integrates language arts, technology, art and design, research skills, and public speaking.
Students are assigned a healthy but not-so-attractive vegetable and must create a poster to persuade others to try it.
This Microsoft Publisher Lesson Plan challenges students to create a full brand identity for a sports franchise they invent. This Microsoft Publisher lesson plan includes directions for what Publisher skills to cover with the students as well as detailed worksheets, files and examples for the studen
This is MY FAVOURITE project I have EVER done!
Teach your students the power of their own words by creating simple stop-motion animation movies! A great way to start an anti-bullying campaign at school. Students design, and produce their own stop-motion movies on this topic. This assignment seems
Very fun ecology activity that promotes creativity and imagination. Alien Adaptations investigates the terms "habitat" and "adaptation" and encourages students to use high-order thinking and problem solving.
Each student will create a habitat on an alien planet, trade their fictional habitat with
18 page product that includes 11 color visuals to show your students how beautiful color schemes look when applied to actual art works! This product contains:
-Neatly colored illustrations of the following 7 Color Schemes: rainbow, warm, cool, 2 analogous, 2 traidic, 3 complementary and 1 monoch
This elementary art lesson plan is fun for students and can be taught by subs, classroom teachers and art teachers. It is a no-prep PowerPoint that can be printed out or projected. It includes a teacher script, visuals and direstions for students.
Robots! Kids love robots! This drawing lesson is
Editable Word Document (to personalize it/make it work for you and your students!)
This is an ice cream cone glyph that I've designed for my Grade 2/3s. We are doing this activity on the first day back. It requires the children to follow verbal directions while designing an ice cream cone that rep
In this interactive activity, your students will create a poster in MS Word about Martin Luther King, Jr.
This activity provides teacher instructions and an interactive student file which provides website addresses to search for information about MLK, Jr. Students will then type their info into a
“Halloween Copy and Paste It for Little Ones!” In this activity, students in grades 1-3 will enjoy:
* watching a VIDEO TUTORIAL created just for this activity (clicking on the “Witch’s Hat” image at the top right of document will open a video tutorial online),
* practicing COPYING AND PASTING Hal
How to catch a leprechaun: leprechaun writing in three steps: first, next and last. Kids will learn about leprechauns, brainstorm ideas on how to catch a leprechaun, and write them on shamrock-shaped, lined paper for a beautiful display.
Informational writing and procedural writing, to celebrate S
The cross-curricular lesson walks you through preparing, teaching and assessing students!
Included in the lesson plan are: fine arts standards, learning objectives, vocabulary, materials, procedure, student work images, a writing worksheet, 2 students handouts, a PPT presentation and an assessment
I love when art sub lessons connect with something current in the media. When I heard that the movie, "The BFG", (The Big Friendly Giant) was coming out, I went back and revamped this lesson plan. (If you already purchased this lesson, please download this new version for FREE!!!)
All of my art su
This lesson is meant to act as an introduction to both one point perspective and to some of MC Escher's perspective influenced work. It is targeted to 8th grade but can be modified to challenge students all the way up to high school level depending on how detailed you would like for the finished pro
This is the first lesson in the You Can Be a Great Art Teacher! course. It teaches the principle of line in art. Students wil learn the definition of line and do several exercises helping them to focus on drawing the lines they see in pictures.
I wrote this unit to compliment the IBO theme - How We Express Ourselves. That unit looked at art as an expression of an artist's uniqueness. In this unit, we explored the element of line.
The unit also touches on:
Line in art
Mini lessons about line
Artists that use line
Prezi presentations are a fantastic replacement for or addition to Powerpoints and other more standard presentation material in the classroom. The fluidity or "zooming" nature of these presentations appeal to students' senses of novelty, and I have often had literal "oo"s and "ahh"s coming from my s
In this activity, students will enjoy inserting clip art into an MS Word document to create a poster! A great way to get excited about a new school year!
NOTE: This activity is also included in my "Welcome Back to Computer Class Pack." You can save money by multiple items.
In this thought provoking MS Word Thanksgiving activity, students in grades 4-8 will create a meaningful placemat filled with their own words of appreciation and Thanksgiving clipart. They will also practice various word processing skills such as:
• typing and replacing text
• changing fonts and fo
This is an awesome short art lesson called the Media Experiment that is used to teach students about different medias in art and how to use 4 medias: oil pastel, watercolor, tempera, and colored pencils. Students rotate around 4 different stations in a group.
This lesson is an excellent way to begi
This is a lesson that introduces students primary, secondary, intermediate, warm, cool, and complimentary colors. It also describes the intensity of color and feelings of color. The lesson has students describe a piece of artwork using an included pair share form. There is also a group challenge