This lesson plan is sure to engage your students in learning more about the gondolas and waterways in Italy. The lesson includes facts and information along with an art based activity appropriate for K-5th grades. For younger students it may be necessary to offer templates or to pre-cut parts of the activity. It is intended to last approx. 45 minutes. Bonus lesson ideas are included to enhance learning or extend the time frame. Supplies will be needed to execute the art activity which are not included.