Spring Flowers: Doodling Art Lesson

Contributor: Anita Yoder | File type : Teaching Material

Students learn four simple doodling patterns as they use a black sharpie to fill in circles to create flowers. They learn how make butterflies to add to their picture, then finish it with leaves and ... Read More

Papier-Mâché Cuisine

Contributor: Bettina Yoder | File type : Teaching Material

In this art lesson plan, students use papier-mâché to create a piece of food and paint it. Bettina encourages teachers to use the project as context for a consideration of world hunger and the lux... Read More

Impressionistic Water Lilies

Contributor: Susanna Nolt | File type : Teaching Material

Grades 5-8 learn about Impressionism in art, specifically the paintings of Claude Monet. They paint water lilies using bleeding tissue paper to show Impressionism's focus on color and light without ... Read More

Impressionist Indian Corn

Contributor: Susanna Nolt | File type : Teaching Material

Grades 2-4 learn about Impressionism in art, specifically the paintings of Claude Monet. Students will paint Indian corn following Impressionism's style of light and color without distinct lines. L... Read More

Owl or Bird Silhouette

Contributor: Bettina Yoder | File type : Teaching Material

In this art lesson plan, students paint a background with warm colors, then silhouette an owl or bird in black in the foreground.Download this document now or read it below.... Read More

Mimetic Architecture

Contributor: Bettina Yoder | File type : Teaching Material

In this art lesson, students draw and paint a building that is shaped as an animal, food, or some other object.Download this document now or read it below.... Read More

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Art Lesson

Contributor: Bettina Yoder | File type : Teaching Material

In this art lesson, students create a caterpillar in the style of Eric Carle and learn about how Eric Carle creates pictures.Download this document now or read it below.... Read More

Monochromatic Landscape Art Lessons

Contributor: Susanna Nolt | File type : Teaching Material

In this two-period art history lesson, grades 5-8 study the artistic trends in the Romantic era. In the first period they will sketch a landscape scene with pencil. In the second period, they will p... Read More

Albrecht Durer and Printing

Contributor: Rebecca Beiler | File type : Teaching Material

In this lesson plan, students learn about Albrecht Durer, a Renaissance artist. Students use Styrofoam to create a printing plate to print a simple nature picture. Classroom PowerPoint Download the ... Read More

Color Wheel Umbrella

Contributor: Debra Burkholder | File type : Teaching Material

In this lesson plan, students draw an umbrella color wheel and color it using only primary colors. They combine the primary colors to create secondary colors.Download this document now or read it ... Read More