Tired of teaching the same Science lessons about Habitats? How about connecting some fun art lessons and science together while bringing the National Parks to your classroom?
The first in a series, Habitats: Life in the Desert- Grand Canyon National Park is a perfect start.
The Grand Canyon is a popular destination for travelers. Why not make it a top destination for your students as well while they learn about the desert habitat?
Project One creates a beautiful layered landscape with paints and painted paper details.
Project Two creates large cactus plants common to the desert
Project Three creates a painted snake with fun patterns.
Project Four creates a painted paper scorpion.
Included in this 16 page digital lesson plans:
Step by Step full-color photo tutorials for each lesson
History of Grand Canyon full-color photos
Background information of each project
Vocabulary Word Wall
Supplies needed for each project
Reproducible Geology of the Grand Canyon Handout
Reproducible Snake Handout
National Core Art Standards checklist
These Science inspired Art lessons are easy to follow while being successful and fun for students. They are geared for grades 1-4, but truly anyone will love creating these projects.
Each project requires 1-2, 40-minute art sessions depending on grade level.
Hi, I’m Laura Lohmann and I have been teaching Art for 20 years in Ohio. I love teaching students fun and exciting projects and hope that you will find my projects enjoyable for your students. I enjoy seeing my students start with a blank canvas and explore using art materials to create beautiful masterpieces.
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