May 17, 2023
Watercolor Geodes Art Project
Learn to create a gorgeous watercolor geode art project perfect for elementary students. An art lesson that combines color theory, texture, line, pattern, space and more!
May 15, 2023
Mixed: A Colorful Art Lesson on Expression and Emotions!
Looking for a fun, easy and engaging art lesson for students in grades k-5 that teaches students about color mixing but with a focus on SEL? This is the perfect arts integrated lesson!
May 12, 2023
How to Make Student Art Portfolios
💼 DIY Student Art Portfolios 💼 Welcome to one of my favorite days to end of the school year. This is not only a day w...
Apr 10, 2023
Summer Self Portraits: The Perfect Art Lesson to End the School Year!
Summer is a season of sunshine, warmth, and relaxation. It's also a great time to capture your own image through self-portraiture. Whether your students are in kindergarten through 5th grade, drawing a self-portrait can be a fun and rewarding way for students to express themselves and document their unique features. In this fun and easy drawing guide students will draw themselves living their best summer lives!
Apr 4, 2023
Spring Chick Art Project for Preschoolers/ Pre-K
Spring has sprung, and what better way to celebrate the season of growth and renewal than by indulging in some adorable spring chick art crafts? These feathered friends are the perfect symbol of new beginnings and the fresh start that springtime represents. With their soft, fluffy feathers and sweet chirps, it's no wonder that chicks are a beloved icon of the season. So, let's grab our art supplies and get started!
Mar 31, 2023
Animal Rescue Art Lesson: A Beautiful Way to Advocate for Animals in Need
Are you looking for a fun and creative way to raise awareness about the importance of adopting shelter animals? Look no further than Flower Crown Canines and Cats! This lesson not only teachers how to create beautiful works of art but help raise awareness and encouragement of adoption.
Mar 9, 2023
Animal Rescue Art Show | Teaching "Art Making For Others"
This was one of my absolute favorite, most beautiful and meaningful art projects I have ever done! As a dog love and rescue advocate, to be able to teach my students how to use their art to inspire change and hope to help others has been the most rewarding experience as a teacher. Click here to read about how my students created art for our local animal shelter that raised money and filled hearts!
Feb 27, 2023
11 Ways To Encourage Kids to Create Art on Their Own
Are you looking for ways to encourage your children to create more art on their own? In this blog I am sharing 11 strategies and tips that I use personally to ensure that I am raising my own children to be creative thinkers and problem solvers. Through subtle yet deliberate actions, your little one will be inspired to create in no time!
Feb 16, 2023
How to Organize Fibers Materials in the Art Room
Looking for an efficient system to organize, and dispense fiber and yarn materials in the art room at the elementary level? Well then look no further! Allow me to show you how to create a weaving cart that allows for independence, ownership and accountability in the art room.
Feb 6, 2023
DIY Waterfall Display for an Art Show
Let's learn how to make a DIY waterfall display for a school wide art show. Here you will find the simple steps and materials used to create an area of interest that is sure to elicit all the "oohs and ahhhs" at your next art show! A water element is an fun and interactive way to lure your art show guests in as they enjoy the beautiful art around them!
Feb 1, 2023
Wayne Thiebaud Inspired Delicious Desserts Art Lesson
Let's create an art project inspired by the dessert art work of American artist Wayne Thiebaud. Not only do students learn how to draw 3D shapes but they will learn how to use color combinations and knowledge of shading and light to create an oil pastel dessert still life that looks so good you want to eat it! This art lesson is so fun for students in upper elementary and middle school!
Jan 24, 2023
Black History Portraits | Art Lesson
One of the best ways to celebrate black history month in the art room is by creating a portrait of inspiring black figures both of today and the past. One art lesson that I have used over the years is my folk art portrait lesson. If you are looking to allow your students to have the freedom and flexibility to create a portrait of someone who inspired them, while also providing resources, drawing guides and how to steps to build their confidence, then this lesson is for you!