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.
January 9, 2020

Constellations Lesson Plan

Students will create a mixed media artwork based on specific constellations found in the night sky.
January 8, 2020

Compare & Contrast Frogs & Toads Lesson Plan

Compare and contrast the characteristics of living things specifically frogs and toads through a movement exploration.
January 8, 2020

Community Dance Lesson Plan

Through dance and mapping students will identify the different people and relationships found in their community
January 7, 2020

Communities & Cubism Lesson Plan

In this lesson 3rd grade students learn about rural, suburban and urban communities by looking at cubism artwork by the artist Paul Klee. Students use basic shapes to construct their own communities. Students are asked to choose one dominant color to feature in their artwork to help create a unified […]
December 12, 2019

Communities Lesson Plan

Second grade students will dance about different communities such as: individuals, families, neighborhoods, cities, states, countries, continents and the world. They will learn that people have similarities and differences in the world.
December 12, 2019

Clouds Lesson Plan

Fourth grade students will dance the characteristics of three types of clouds: cumulus, stratus and cirrus. They will do this in black lights with white sheets of material.
December 10, 2019

Clayscapes Lesson Plan

Community is a focus of the 3rd grade curriculum. This includes not only people, but also physical space. There is a symbiotic relationship between people and space. Much of the space within a community existed prior to the people of the community. New spaces and structures are created by people, […]
December 10, 2019

Chemical and Physical Change Lesson Plan

Fifth grade students will dance about and understand how chemical and physical changes occur in matter. They will also understand the meaning of “weight” and “dissolve”.
December 10, 2019

Charlie Over the Ocean Lesson Plan

Students practice moving in ways that demonstrate the meanings of various prepositions while playing the singing game, “Charlie Over the Ocean.” A student favorite.
December 10, 2019

Bubbles Lesson Plan

Students explore self space and learn to respect others’ self space through the imaginative medium of “bubbles.”