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.
November 25, 2019

Aurora Borealis – The Northern Lights Lesson Plan

Using the Aurora Borealis and the Aurora Australis, the Northern and Southern Lights, 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.Excerpt for main page
November 21, 2019

Art and Nutrition Lesson Plan

This art lesson is built around the emphasis on nutrition for children, while also introducing art concepts which are important for art history appreciation.
November 21, 2019

Arctic Animal Masks Lesson Plan

Arctic animals share many physical qualities – especially their colors. Can your kindergartners identify the animals depicted in each other’s masks?
November 20, 2019

Animal Homes Lesson Plan

In their reading, the first grade students learn about different types of animals and where they make their homes in the world. In this lesson, they learn to create a collage of an animal in the place where it lives.
November 20, 2019

Angles Through Movement Lesson Plan

Using elastic or stretchy strips of fabric, students will identify, move and create a dance of types of angles, midpoint, line segments, rays and types of lines.
November 20, 2019

Angles and Lines

Students will experience making shapes and working with partners as they learn about angles
November 20, 2019

The Story of Mathematics Lesson Plan

The main objective is for students to use the theatre skills of creating a scene to gain skills in breaking down story problems. Through this activity students are able to connect math terms to real world problems in an imaginative way.
November 19, 2019

Alexander The Great Lesson Plan

Students will learn/solidify information about Alexander the Great through the study of a musical parody.
November 11, 2019

Adaptation Lesson Plan

Learn about Adaptation and express through movement how sea horses (sea dragons) adapt to their environment.
November 11, 2019

Mandala Magic Lesson Plan

Integrate Visual Art and Science by researching and observing different patterns in nature and using those patterns to construct Mandalas.
November 11, 2019

The “Science” of Collage Lesson Plan

Integrating Visual Art and Science by identifying and explaining organic shapes used in an art collage.
November 11, 2019

Monster Mash Up Lesson Plan

Drawing “Monsters” is a great way to get students into the habit of looking for and identifying different shapes. This quick 30 minute lesson for the “littles” integrates shape recognition, active listening and small motor skill practice.
November 8, 2019

Mind Mapping Lesson Plan

Mind Mapping is a visual form of note taking that offers an overview of a topic and its complex information, allowing students to comprehend, create new ideas and build connections. Through the use of drawings, color, images and words, Mind Mapping encourages students to begin with a central idea and expand outward.
November 8, 2019

Go Away Big Green Monster By Ed Emberley Lesson Plan

Integrating Visual Art and Literacy using the book Go Away Big Green Monster by Ed Emberley