Jan 17, 2014

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Turn Your Sketchbooks into Multipurp...

Turn Your Sketchbooks into Multipurpose Learning Tools

Within my district, the elementary level art students are each provided a...

Jan 10, 2014

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Chalk Pastel Silhouette: Free Lesson...

Chalk Pastel Silhouette: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: 3-5 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Color and Value Art Skills:...

Oct 30, 2013

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Clay Mug: Free Lesson Plan Download

Clay Mug: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: Middle School Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Form, Texture,...

Sep 24, 2013

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Even More Non-Fiction Resources For ...

Even More Non-Fiction Resources For Your Classroom

Yesterday, we presented the Ultimate Guide to Non-Fiction Book Series for...

Sep 6, 2013

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Texture Pumpkins: Free Lesson Plan D...

Texture Pumpkins: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: K-2 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Texture Art Skills: Clay...

Aug 13, 2013

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Create Art on Day One With This Fool...

Create Art on Day One With This Fool-Proof Lesson

I used to agonize over the first day of school: Who wants to hear a thousand...

Feb 25, 2012

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7 Ways to use Paint Chips in the Art...

7 Ways to use Paint Chips in the Art Room

Paint chips are a great manipulative for the art room. They are free, easy to...

Feb 23, 2011

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O’Keeffe Flowers (Get Kids to ...

O’Keeffe Flowers (Get Kids to Draw BIG!): Free Lesson Plan Download

Grade Level: 3-5 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Color and Space Art...

Feb 3, 2011

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Lesson: Wayne Thiebaud Clay Cupcakes

Lesson: Wayne Thiebaud Clay Cupcakes

Food. We all love it. We all need it. We all connect to it. It brings us...

Feb 1, 2011

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Clay Curriculum

Clay Curriculum

The following are the Power Standards that I follow during the month of...

Jan 17, 2011

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I’ve Got You Covered!

I’ve Got You Covered!

Looking for a simple summative assessment to see what your students know at...

Jan 10, 2011

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Two New Lessons!

Two New Lessons!

I have updated my Lessons Page, and I think you will like it! 1. When you go...

Dec 19, 2010

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12 Hue Color Wheel: Free Lesson Plan...

12 Hue Color Wheel: Free Lesson Plan Download

Grade Level: 3-5 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Color Art Skills:...

Nov 2, 2010

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Color “Sort” Game

Color “Sort” Game

I made up a new game for my students this week! It’s called a...

Oct 25, 2010

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Symmetry Butterflies: Free Lesson Pl...

Symmetry Butterflies: Free Lesson Plan Download

Grade Level: K-2 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Line of Symmetry,...

Oct 17, 2010

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Assessment Resources

Assessment Resources

I’ve been thinking. Here I am, deep in thought, well not really, but I...

Oct 6, 2010

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Aboriginal Bark Paintings: Free Less...

Aboriginal Bark Paintings: Free Lesson Plan Download

Grade Level: 3-5 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Line, Contour...

Aug 27, 2010

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Digital Photo Scavenger Hunt

Digital Photo Scavenger Hunt

One of my goals this year is to incorporate more technology into my classroom...

Jul 26, 2010

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Failure to Plan=Plan to Fail!

Failure to Plan=Plan to Fail!

Do new, untouched paints, pointed sharp crayons, and freshly cut papers make...

Jul 21, 2010

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Introducing: Poster Posts

Introducing: Poster Posts

This is my first “Poster Post” where I plan on sharing visuals...

Jul 12, 2010

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Op Art – Optical Illusions: Fr...

Op Art – Optical Illusions: Free Lesson Plan Download

Grade Level: 3-5 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Line, Shape,...

Jul 5, 2010

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Kandinsky Abstract Painting: Free Le...

Kandinsky Abstract Painting: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: K-2 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Line  and Shape Art...

Jun 12, 2010

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Line: Action Jackson Lesson

Line: Action Jackson Lesson

Grade Level: Kindergarten Art Elements: Line - Students will produce 5 or...