Art Works for Kids Lesson Tool

Arts Integrated Lessons for your K-6 Classroom

Education is much more than just academic achievement. The classroom needs to be a place where students can learn about themselves as well as the world around them. Integrating the arts into the core curriculum is a proven strategy for helping to address all the needs of students. In elementary schools, arts-integrated learning has been shown to improve students’ social, emotional, core academic, and arts learning.
February 18, 2020

“Champions Of Change” Triptychs Lesson Plan

Integrating Visual Art and US History with a focus on Women’s Suffrage
February 12, 2020

Folk Art Salt Lake Cityscapes Lesson Plan

Students will create a mixed media city scape and self portrait inspired by Faith Ringgold’s book Tar Beach.
February 11, 2020

Folk Art Landscapes Lesson Plan

This project introduces third grade students to a simple landscape and it’s different parts. Background, middle ground, and foreground. It is also an excellent correlation with the many folk tales and fables third graders read.
February 4, 2020

Exploring Electricity Lesson Plan

Using electricity as a springboard for movement, students will expand dance and movement vocabulary with experiences in the elements of dance which are time, space, and energy.
January 24, 2020

Egyptian Pyramids Lesson Plan

Sixth grade students will learn about the evolution and variations of ancient Egyptian Pyramids. In doing so, they will better understand ancient civilizations and how they created technologies and systems to meet their community needs.
January 22, 2020

Dancing Rocks and Minerals Lesson Plan

Students will explore, investigate and create the differences between mineral and rocks.
January 21, 2020

Famous Americans Lesson Plan

Integrating Visual Art and Social Studies. Investigate the significant events during America’s expansion and the roles people played.
January 13, 2020

Dancing Perimeter & Area of a Square Lesson Plan

Students will dance their way into understanding the shapes in different categories may share attributes (i.e. having four sides, corners, diagonals)
January 13, 2020

Dance A Timeline through U.S. History Lesson Plan

Social studies should be fun and intriguing for all students, and provide opportunities to make important life-long connections between the past, present, and future. Students who understand and appreciate the sacrifices that have been made in the past will be able to connect and make better decisions in their lives. […]
January 11, 2020

Continents Lesson Plan

Second grade students will gain an understanding of the seven continents, their relationship to each other and also basic facts about each one.