You must be logged-in in order to download this resource. If you do not have an AOE account, create one now. If you already have an account, please login.Login Create Account
Great! you’re all signed in. Click to download your resource.Download
Level: K-2 Art Education Lesson Plan
Art Elements: Space and Line
Art Skills: Drawing, Wax Resist, Cutting
Making Connections: Pysanky Eggs, Ukrainian Culture
* Get more free lessons like this, on our Lessons Page
This lesson is great for spring because it incorporates the egg, something many of our students are familiar with decorating around the Easter holiday. It’s nice to show how other cultures incorporate traditions in different ways. I don’t show many movies in the art room, but the entire Reading Rainbow episode of Rechenka’s Eggs is excellent, because it shows the process step by step of the author herself creating a Pysanka egg in the traditional style. You can find the entire episode online right here. Below are some examples of traditional designs. You can find similar resources online, or even create your own and make copies!
This great Art Ed lesson plan is 100% FREE to download! Use it in your classroom and share with your colleagues. For more free lessons like this one, visit our Lessons Page and download them all!