Art Lesson Download Catalog
Andy Warhol Art:
Crayon Pop Art Lesson
Students create and color their very own crayon “Prints” while learning about the great American artist, Andy Warhol.
You will receive a lesson including two versions of plans; one for older students, and one for younger students. The plans include instructions for a classroom friendly printmaking technique, black-line masters, and a script of Andy Warhol information to share with students. You will also receive a color copy Mrs. Smith’s original crayon print to show as example to your students. This lesson is formatted to take approximately 50 minutes to complete, and requires no special art materials.
Our Solar System Booklet Lesson
Students create their own accordion style booklet featuring planets in our solar system and facts about them.
You will receive a lesson including scripted information about the true colors of the planets to be shared with your students and step by step instructions for helping them make their accordion style planet booklet. Included are black-line masters for creating the planets and facts pages and student handouts with facts and true colors information. You will also receive a color copy of Mrs. Smith’s original planets booklet pages to use as an example for your students.
Diego Rivera Art:
Basket of Flowers Collage
Students create their own colorful flower basket collage while learning about the great Mexican artist, Diego Rivera.
You will receive a lesson including step by step instructions for teaching students to create an interesting basket, colorful collage flowers of different types, and images for displaying examples of good and bad composition arrangements. Also included is a Diego Rivera information script for sharing with students and a color copy of Mrs. Smith’s original “Basket of Flowers Collage.”
The Great Wave Lesson
You will receive a lesson including child friendly information about the artist Katsushika Hokusai and his famous woodblock print, The Great Wave.
Students will learn about “movement” in visual art and “value” in colors. Included are color copies of Hokusai examples, Mrs. Smith’s original painting example, and a blue value chart. In addition, you will receive step by step drawing and painting instructions.
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Native American Art:
Navajo Wedding Basket-Tray Lesson
You will receive a lesson including step by step instructions, color samples, and a student handout containing child friendly information about Navajo Native Americans.
Students create and color their own Navajo Wedding Basket-Tray while learning about the Navajo Native American Tribe.
Students will learn the meaning of the symbols on the basket and other interesting facts about the Navajo. This lesson is formatted to take approximately 55 minutes to complete.
Children's Literature Art Lesson
You will receive a lesson including blackline masters and step by step instructions for creating different art projects based on the book “Biscuit,” by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, pictures by Pat Schories.
Color copies of Mrs. Smith’s original examples of “Watercolor Biscuit,” “Colored Biscuit,” and “Biscuit in the Four Seasons,” are included. Students will learn about the art term “palette” and also learn how to mix colors to create Biscuit’s golden puppy color. A great lesson for teachers of older students to use with their younger buddy classes!
Dragon's Fat Cat:
Children's Literature Art Lesson
You will receive a lesson including blackline masters and step by step instructions for creating an art project based on the book “Dragon’s Fat Cat,” by Dav Pilkey.
A color copy of Mrs. Smith’s original example of Dragon and Cat is included. Students will learn about the art terms “palette” and “resist” while creating watercolor pictures of their subjects. A great lesson for teachers of older students to use with their younger buddy classes!
Egyptian Art Book:
Make Your Own Art Book Lesson
You will receive a lesson including step by step instructions for creating five different Egyptian art drawings. Students can complete single drawings or create a whole book of all five subjects.
Color copies of Mrs. Smith’s original examples of Egyptian Eye, Snake, Mummy Cat, Scarab Beetle, and Pyramids in Sunset are included. This lesson can be used with your whole class or given to individual students for enrichment activities.