First day fun
We are back!!! Actually, we have been back several weeks and the days are flying by. I always struggle with what to do with my students on ...
Visual Arts Links & Assignments
Copy this image for your title page for Line Art. Copy the heading in bold letters and decorate. Copy the notes and the boxes with the different examples of line. Inside the boxes draw the...
5 Simple Sub Plans to Make Your Life Easier - The Art of Education University
I love my job and I love my students, so I try to avoid being gone as much as possible. However, there are times when I just can’t be there. There are times when I need to plan for a sub. The problem with subs is that they are rarely art teachers. They are nervous […]
A Making Manifesto to Help Your Students Take More Risks - The Art of Education University
It’s no secret that in today’s educational landscape, creativity is king. We’re constantly bombarded with buzzwords like STEAM, Makerspaces, and 21st Century Skills. Of course, we know activities that build creative-thinking skills are important for our students. But sometimes, the sheer amount of time, energy, and space required to pull them off seems overwhelming. As […]
First Day of School for Art Class (Art is Basic)
Are you nervous about starting the school year? Or are you excited to get things going? Even though this is my lucky 13th year teaching, I still get anxious to go back. It’s a combo of nerves, excitem
[ART ACTIVITY] Cartoon Yourself Drawing
Art project that teaches kids how to turn themselves into a cartoon! Step by step tutorial, teaching guide, and more.
For artists, there is never enough time to make art. Being stuck at home provides just what artists need: Time, Space and Stuff for art-making. The only limit is one's own imagination - which is limitless! Find a box or container from around the house - Start assembling things you can use to make art (pens, pencils, papers, glue, tape, stapler, scissors, junk-mail, magazines, cardboard, string, needles/thread, fabric, yarn, mirror, recycled objects, markers, ruler, sketchbook, etc) Set up a…
Doodle Pages Archives - Make Beliefs Comix
More than 350 free printables from MakeBeliefsComix.com! Print out a blank printable and write in your response. Organized by theme, great for the classroom.
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Art with Mati and Dada – Leonardo Da Vinci | Kids Animated Short Stories in English
An exciting adventure in Leonardo's studio discovering his fantastic flying machines. Click Here to Subscribe http://goo.gl/G12LMY Art with Mati and Dada is ...
Invent a machine!
Students learn about Leonardo da Vinci and his inventions. Then, they invent a machine that can do a chore for them. This video takes you through the entire process…
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I love love love "Only One You" and Linda Kranz! Her site is great with lots of great ideas to use. I think I will put some of her "Life Lessons" up around my classroom! "Always be the best you can be!" "Notice beauty and kindness!" I love it!
Sesame Street: Leonardo da Crunchy's "The Muncha Lisa"
Behold a masterpiece of cookie art -"The Muncha Lisa." Do you ever wonder what was happening at Leonardo da Crunchy's studio when Muncha Lisa struck her famo...