Gallery Games: Which Artwork is? | TinkerLab
"Which artwork is...?" is an easy game you can take with you to any gallery or museum. It makes art museum trips more fun and engaging while helping kids think creatively and critically about art.
Looking at Art with Kids: Norman Rockwell | TinkerLab
Have you spent any time looking at art — in a MUSEUM — with your child? Even though I’m an arts educator who spent years leading gallery tours and training docents, we don’t spend as much time in art museums as I’d like because, you know, my children look at everything as a potential playground. […]
Explore Modern Artists: Painting with Edward Hopper | TinkerLab
Welcome to the first project in our newest series: Explore Modern Artists. Today we’ll take a look at one of my favorite American Artists, Edward Hopper, with a preschool-friendly painting technique. The Q-tip painting technique that we used could be applied to the work of just about any 2-D artist, so definitely take this as […]
Explore Modern Artists: Paint like Jasper Johns | TinkerLab
Today on Explore Modern Artists, we’re taking a close look at the work of American Artist Jasper Johns. For the art historians out there, Jasper Johns is technically a contemporary artist, but the piece that my four-year old and I looked at falls into the time-frame of modern art. I spent years working in modern and contemporary art […]
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Exploring the Great Artists with Kids - 30+ great projects to do with kids that explore and discuss real art in an EASY way! You don't have to be arty to be able to do these! Just enjoy :-)
7 Deceptively Simple Watercolor Techniques that Will Amaze Your Students (The Art of Education)
Watercolor paint is by far my favorite medium in my classroom. The versatility, approachability, inexpensive cost and ease of clean-up make watercolor a sure bet for such a wide variety of projects. H
Adire Eleko and Senufo Cloth (Part ONE)
Adire Eleko and Senufo Cloth (Part ONE): African Art Lesson-Lines, Shapes, Patterns, & Rhythm Art Lesson. Learn about art and history of the Yoruba people of Nigeria & the Senufo people of Côte d'Ivoire, West Africa
Art Lesson: Wayne Thiebaud Pop Art History Game, Art Sub Plans, & Assessments
Get your students excited about learning art history and Pop Art by creating a Wayne Thiebaud still-life with oil pastels. Fill up your art sub plan folder with engaging, low-prep art projects that are easy to implement for substitute teachers.Teach your students about Pop Art, geometric vs. free-fo...