For most of us, December brings cooler temps and the craziness of the holiday season. If you’re looking for some seasonally appropriate lessons that go beyond cute snowmen and reindeer, check out all of these great options for every grade level from our archives. Warm wishes!
Have your students experiment with different watercolor techniques while creating stunning work.
Use cool colors to take this lesson from warm weather to winter!
The nuttiness of the holiday season is a perfect time to review art room safety with your students.
This is a great architecture lesson with a little added sparkle.
Chinese New Year starts February 8th, 2016. Start these stunning dragons now for a spectacular celebratory display.
Add a little white paint to the tops of these completed buildings for a magical winter touch.
Use whites and blues to make these look like snowflakes.
Use cool colors to give these landscapes a wintery feel.
Choose seasonally appropriate imagery like pinecones, frost patterns, or evergreen needles for this beautiful project.
Get your students in the holiday mood with some festive graphic design.
Encourage students to create their own winter narratives. You may want to look to classic stories like The Snow Queen for cross-curricular inspiration.
Take this lesson to the next level by requiring students to design a second t-shirt to give as a holiday gift.
Whatever lessons you choose, I hope the next few weeks are as stress-free as possible. Winter Break isn’t far away!
What are your favorite winter lessons?
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