Kandinsky Common Core Art
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How many art projects include art history, Common Core standards AND make something really striking? Not many, and I’ve been … Read More

Art Bots
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Honestly, I haven’t been this floored by a simple idea since I don’t know when. I think I first saw … Read More

Common Core Snake Project
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This Common Core snake project uses two different kinds of patterns. One is for the colors (black, yellow, black, red, … Read More

Tissue Flowers + Common Core
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Mix a math with a spring art lesson. Students create blooming tissue paper flowers by folding circles into halves, quarters … Read More

Beans in a CD Case, Day 5
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Summer time is great for experimenting with growing beans in a CD case. MATERIALS • Old CD Jewel Case • … Read More

Paper Tiger Sculpture
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My Black Paper Cat worked so well last fall that I wanted to try other color combos. I made this … Read More

Draw a Dreaming Story
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Give your tessellation project a language arts twist by adding a story to your work. If you keep the tessellation … Read More

Blooming Tissue Paper Flowers
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Mix a math with a spring art lesson. Students create blooming tissue paper flowers by folding circles into halves, quarters … Read More

How to Draw Like Paul Klee
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I made this “How to Draw like Paul Klee” tutorial to guide students in a continuous line drawing that would … Read More

A Dreaming Story
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Give your tessellation project a language arts twist by adding a story to your work. If you keep the tessellation … Read More

Cut and Tear Cityscape Collage
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This collage project gives students cutting and tearing practice, not to mention use of math vocabulary of making rows and … Read More

Pattern Coil Snake
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A tip from a teacher led me to this spiral snake project, which I have recreated. I designed mine to … Read More