Elementary Art Enrichment Lessons

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    K-2 Lessons

    Cute Owls NEW

    Students will identify line, color, shape, pattern, rhythm, and movement in an artwork.

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    City Collage NEW

    Students will use geometric shapes to create a cityscape.

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    Ladybug’s Picnic

    Students will learn how to create a ladybug using lines and shapes.

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    Texture Activities

    Students will identify, describe, and use texture to create an artwork.

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    Happy Suns

    Students will review line and warm/cool colors in their sun artwork.

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    King and Queen Portrait

    Students will create a portrait of a king or queen inspired by playing cards or by someone in their family.

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    Non-Objective Art

    Students will experiment with abstract art with a focus on lines, shapes and colors.

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     Cake Drawing

    Students will use lines and shapes to draw a cake.

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    Contrast Cityscape

    Create a cityscape showing near and far and using black and white to create contrast.

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    Color Mixing Creatures

    Students will use overlapping shapes to experiment with color mixing.

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    Pattern Eggs

    Review and create patterns using line and
    shape inside oval shaped eggs.

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     Happy Butterflies

    Learn how to create texture, blend and mix
    colors, develop fine motor skills, understand symmetry, and learn a bit about butterflies.

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    Grades 3-5 Lessons

    Creating Movement in Art NEW

    Students will learn to use lines and shapes to create a sense of movement in an artwork.

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     Mandala NEW

    Create a radial design inspired by Mandalas.

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    Russian Architecture

    Students will identify and create a cityscape showing characteristics of Russian architecture.

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    Recycled Cardboard Tropical Fish  

    Students will explore using recycled materials to create their artwork. They will incorporate bright colors, lines, and shapes to create colorful tropical fish.

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    Andy Goldsworthy Inspired Sculpture

    Students will use natural objects to create a sculpture.

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     Bugs in a Jar

    Children learn how to create bugs in a jar using simple shapes such as; ovals, circles, and triangles.

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    Parrot Drawing

    Students will draw a parrot using lines and shapes.

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     Van Gogh

    Students will learn about Van Gogh and have the opportunity to choose from several sketch ideas.

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    Sphere Drawing

    Create a drawing that shows the illusion of a sphere.

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    Object Portrait

    Students will be introduced to Italian artist
    Guissepe Archimboldo and his portraits made of fruits, vegetables, and flowers. Students will create
    a portrait using found objects from home.

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    Op Art Shaded Shapes

    Create a piece of artwork that plays tricks on your eyes.

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Last Modified on May 25, 2022