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By gagaart
This is a lesson plan that honors Veterans Day.The template included can also be adjusted for Thanksgiving. Students can make their art work personal, and choose the person they would like to thank. The elements of design are the emphasis of this
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, Printables
$4.00
17 ratings
3.7
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By gagaart
This Art lesson guarantees success for the least experienced artist to the most experienced artist. In the short story, The Masque of the Red Death, Edgar Allan Poe describes an aesthetic world that is sure to inspire student imagination. The
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Classroom Management, Short Stories
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, Printables
$3.00
15 ratings
3.9
Digital Download DOC (4.02 MB)
By gagaart
March Roars in like a lion, a project to welcome spring. Less, more and most experienced students will enjoy creating a tessellation lion. The simplest art materials are needed. This is a great cutting project for less experienced students. A
Subjects:
Visual Arts, St. Patrick's Day, Spring
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, Printables
$5.00
22 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOC (1.18 MB)
By gagaart
A fun drawing that introduces the history of the April Fools’ prank/hoax. Horizontally the drawing is of a fish, vertically the drawing is of a clown!Thinking in 2 different directions, students will be creative problem solvers with this drawing.
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Easter, Spring
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff
$4.00
17 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOC (3.80 MB)
By gagaart
Robert Indiana designed LOVE as a Christmas card for the Museum of Modern Art in NY. Students will use Robert Indiana’s LOVE painting as an inspiration for their original design. This lesson plan is appropriate at Holiday time or Valentines’ Day.
Subjects:
Art History, Visual Arts, Valentine's Day
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, Printables
$4.00
8 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOC (0.97 MB)
By gagaart
Watercolor Upside Down Figures is a funny creative project that introduces young students to the Art vocabulary of Surrealism, Abstraction and Symbolism. Techniques of watercolor painting are included, as well as optional crayon only instructions.
Subjects:
Art History, Visual Arts, End of Year
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, Printables
$4.00
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOC (13.98 MB)
By gagaart
This lesson plan will inspire students to use imagination and creative storytelling. Atmospheric perspective, the concepts of an arc and story telling are the emphasis of this lesson plan."It Came Over the Hill" is the title of this drawing.
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Visual Arts, Halloween
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff
$2.00
6 ratings
3.9
Digital Download DOC (0.43 MB)
By gagaart
Decorate your classroom with 4 different patterns for unique symmetrical snowflakes. Just print out the patterns, make as many copies as you want, and everyone will say “That’s Cool”! All that is needed is a good pair of scissors and these patterns.
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Holidays/Seasonal, Winter
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables
$2.00
6 ratings
3.9
Digital Download DOC (0.75 MB)
By gagaart
This lesson plan is an artistic way to Welcome Spring! Celebrate May flowers or even create a masterpiece treasure for Mother’s Day. Students will be inspired by a masterpiece of art. Students will be introduced to a famous artist – Pablo
Subjects:
Art History, Visual Arts, Spring
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, Printables
$4.00
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOC (0.35 MB)
By gagaart
Students will learn to draw, count, estimate, discuss proportion and create a bear character from their imagination. Drawing a warm stuffed bear for a cold winter day will warm students with pride and success. My Pre-K students amazed their parents.
Subjects:
Arts, Visual Arts, Winter
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, Printables
$2.00
1 rating
3.9
Digital Download DOC (0.42 MB)
By gagaart
Animal Kingdom a print by M.C. Escher will be an imaginative inspiration and a fun introduction to art appreciation, contour line, negative and positive shape, profile and frontal, pattern and texture. Students will draw their own creatures that
Subjects:
Art History, Visual Arts, Earth Day
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, Printables
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download DOC (1.17 MB)
By gagaart
Dad your Number 1 on My Pad! Who is your students’ #1? A Father’s Day gift, a Grandfather’s gift or anyone your student would like to acknowledge as their #1! Less, more and most experienced students will enjoy this art project of frog, lily pad
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Holidays/Seasonal, Summer
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, Printables
$4.00
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOC (0.38 MB)
By gagaart
Happy New Year Clock Snowman This is a creative clock/time art project that less experienced and more experienced student will enjoy and find success! A visual understanding of how the New Year begins will enlighten and delight your students. This
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Winter, The New Year
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, Printables
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By gagaart
Swans with reflection a Valentine’s Day handmade card/sculpture. Just imagine any horizontal surface as pond or lake and fill it with these beautiful swans. The pattern and directions for this beautiful original card of swans with their
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Classroom Management, Valentine's Day
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables
$2.00
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By gagaart
We Scream, You Scream, We All Scream! The artist Eduard Munch who created the famous work, The Scream, will be the inspiration for this lesson plan. A Halloween Season Project, that doesn’t have to be a witch, ghost or scary!! But could be scary.
Subjects:
Art History, Visual Arts, Halloween
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff
$4.00
1 rating
4.0
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By gagaart
This is great lesson plan for listening and following directions. Students will enjoy creating a puppet head and body from simple art materials. The folding of the puppet head is a basic introduction to Origami. Telling stories and performing will
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Oral Communication, Easter
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, Printables
$1.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By gagaart
At Thanksgiving and Christmas time students will enjoy decorating their gingerbread house with treats that they designed. Drawing with basic geometric shapes, patterns and sweet imagination will be demonstrated in this project. The Culinary Arts
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, Printables
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By gagaart
A Thanksgiving Weaving Project that introduces visual and verbal pattern. Students will love weaving this snake, with his early American Indian patterns. A lesson plan for Thanksgiving that is not "a turkey"!
Subjects:
Native Americans, Visual Arts, Thanksgiving
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, Printables
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By gagaart
This art project is a cute holiday decoration and a math word problem challenge for students. Students will complete the math word problem worksheet to give Rudolph crazy antlers. The math problems name Rudolph and the other eight reindeer. “Rudolph
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Word Problems, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, Printables
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By gagaart
Mom the best in the nest – A Craftivity for Mother’s Day This gift of a mobile sculpture that introduces the ancient art form of Paper Quilling, will be treasured. This adorable baby bird is made from paper strips all from one sheet of paper, per
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Spring
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, Printables
$3.00
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I have taught well over 20,000 students to draw and think creatively. I have been an Art teacher for 33 years. My first thirteen years, of teaching Art my students were grades 1 - 6. The next 19 years I taught Art to students in grades 9 -12. I also volunteered as the Art Director for the High School Drama department for 17 years. I have worked with students on a number of projects at Dia Beacon, NY. You can google - gaga4art, and check out my channel on youtube.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught well over 20,000 students to draw and think creatively. I have been an Art teacher for 33 years. My first thirteen years, of teaching Art my students were grades 1 - 6. The next 19 years I taught Art to students in grades 9 -12. I also volunteered as the Art Director for the High School Drama department for 17 years. I have worked with students on a number of projects at Dia Beacon, NY. You can google - gaga4art, and check out my channel on youtube.

MY TEACHING STYLE

You don't have to draw well to create. You do have to demonstrate pride and effort.I encourage originality and imagination. I offer projects with guaranteed success.Create! It feels great!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I have had a photo of one of my cake paintings published in Family Circle magazine. The Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C. displayed a Christmas ornament that I designed. I worked on several projects at Dia Beacon.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Masters Degree in Art Education

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