Ted Harrison Art Lesson, Whale Art Project Activity for Primary

Ms Artastic
Grade Levels
K - 3rd
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  1. In this bundle you will receive 3 art lessons inspired by Ted Harrison! These art projects explore the Ted Harrison, a Canadian Artist, style of creating and provide a range of different art making processes and explore a variety of mediums. Create Ted Harrison inspired artworks with your students!G
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Create Ted Harrison Whale Artworks with this Art Project Tutorial made-easy with the video lesson! Just hit play! In this art lesson, students will use Acrylic or Tempera paint and oil pastels to create a landscape artwork featuring a whale inspired by Canadian Artist, Ted Harrison. This project is a wonderful way to explore the Element of Art: Value. Plan quickly and teach confidently with this primary art lesson that explores Canadian Artist Ted Harrison.

RECOMMENDED FOR Kindergarten to Grade 3

This resource is complete with a video art tutorial, a rubric for marking, a lesson plan, a finished example, and a step-by-step drawing handout to allow your students to create this piece successfully!


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-Either project the video for your students to follow, or use it as a guideline for yourself so you can demonstrate the art project to your students.

-Look over the lesson plan for the materials needed for your art project. Gather these in advance! Then there will be no panic during the lesson.

-Photocopy any necessary student handouts such as step-by-steps or rubrics. These will be needed during your art lesson and are very helpful for students.


-Look over the lesson plan to see what to do and what materials are needed.

-Look over the visual and text step-by-steps to see how to make the piece and possibly you may want to make a sample yourself so you have no problems helping your students later.

-Print off the included Poster Sample for your students in color to show them what they’re making prior to the lesson (it’s your hook!)

-Show the video over your digital projector or use as information for yourself as you demonstrate the art lesson to your class.

-All steps include both a visual and text description to make teaching this or showing this directly to your students and easy process and will eliminate any confusion!


-Pencil, eraser, black felt

-30x Step-By-Step draw handouts

-Acrylic or Tempera Paint

-card stock or thick paper

-oil pastels

-paint brush and water


-About this resource

-Lesson Plan -2 pages (materials, learning outcomes, goals, "Teacher Does/Student Does")

-Bulletin Board sign for displaying the completed work

-Example of Art Piece to show your students before they create!

-Step-By-Step handout for students

-Art Piece VIDEO Demonstration for Easy Instruction! Use for you or play in class!

-Rubric for art piece

-Art Making Reflection Worksheets

-Student Project Reflection (for added assessment)

-Artist Statement template


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