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 25, 2020

Goin’ On a Dino Hunt Lesson Plan

Music/movement session that asks students to act out (define) common verbs and then practice playing different verbs (walking, running, etc.) on simple percussion instruments.
February 21, 2020

Going to the Zoo: Animals, Nouns, & Verbs Lesson Plan

The song, We’re Going to the Zoo, serves as a vehicle for learning animals and their movements. In addition, it can be used to learn the difference between nouns and verbs.
February 19, 2020

Glass Mosaics Lesson Plan

Mosaics are an art form in which murals are made using tiny tiles or pieces of paper cut in geometric shapes to create a picture. Mosaics are Persian in origin and are seen today all over the world. It is an ADDITIVE MEDIUM – one piece follows another – and […]
February 19, 2020

Geometry Lesson Plan

Third grade students will dance the following basic geometric terms: line, point, line segment, ray, parallel lines, intersection, vertex and angle. They will also dance about perimeters, areas, polygons and quadrilaterals.Excerpt for main page
February 18, 2020

Fractions Lesson Plan

Fourth grade students will learn about fractions through dance improvisations and choreographic assignments.
February 18, 2020

Fossils Lesson Plan

Fossils are amazing discoveries. Many of the things we know about the past are a result of fossils. Think about the dinosaurs. We have never met a Tyrannosaurus Rex or a Triceratops and yet we know so much about them. They are relics of the past. For this project, students […]
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.