Teach Art

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The use of color in classroom activities can stimulate the imagination and creativity of any student—no matter what age, no matter what subject. So include the excitement of color on your whiteboard, in your next assignment or lesson plan and look for excitement and eager participation in your class.

Find even more teaching resources in our Create Art section!


General Curriculum Lesson Plans Art-Intensive Lesson Plans

A Lifetime of ColorTM Lesson Plans make all of your classroom subject more colorful. These lesson plans incorporate art into a variety of subjects like science, social studies, math and reading. (PDF lessons require free Acrobat Reader)

  • Bonkers About Beads (Grades K-2)
  • Go Fish (Grades K-2)
  • Picture Your Numbers (Grades K-2)
  • The Weather (Grades K-2)
  • New! Paul Klee: Kookie Kittys -Finger Puppets (grades 1-2)
  • New! Road Trip: Line, Pattern and Movement (grades 1-2)
  • Drawing with Dali (Grades 1-6)
  • Embellished Egyptian Masks (Grades 1-6)
  • Magnificent Monet (Grades 1-6)
  • Midde-Age Manuscripts... Illuminated, That Is! (Grades 1-6)
  • A Picture Perfect Place (Grades 3-4)
  • Look to Your Dreams (Grades 3-4)
  • New! Field of Dreams: Marc Chagall: Expressive Color and Space (grades 5-6)
  • Into The Spectacular Sea (Grades 5-6)
  • New! Roller coaster: Joseph Stella: Movement and Unity (grades 5-6)
  • Remembrance Through Public Art (Grades 7-8)
  • See What I Hear (Grades 7-8)

Winning Lesson Plans from "Learning With Art" Contest

Try these complete lesson plans, tied to the National Visual Arts Standards. Complete with background information and downloadable visual resources.

Grades K-4:

  • Designing Future Transportation. (Grades K-2)
  • Forms in Architecture. (Grades 2-4)
  • Lots of Lines. An Introduction to Line. (Grades K-2)
  • Oval Action Figures. (Grades 1-4)
  • Proportional Portraits: Making Realistic Faces. (Grades 3 and up)
  • Walk into the Desert – A Line and Wash Landscape. (Grades 1-4)
  • Where Earth and Sky Meet. (Grades 1-4)
  • Who Am I? Looking at and making portraits. (Grades K-3)

Grades 5-8:

  • A More Perfect Product. (Industrial design). (Grades 5-8)
  • Artists...are in their right minds!. Explore the brain (left and right) and art through experiments. (Grades 5-8)
  • City Streets in One-Point Perspective. (Grades 5 and up)
  • Design a House. (Grades 5-8)
  • Designing Future Houses. (Grades 5-8)
  • Exploring the Deep: Creating Space and Distance. (Grades 5 and up)
  • Fantasy Buildings in Two-Point Perspective. (Grades 5 and up)
  • Watercolor Landscapes. (Grades 5-8)
  • Watercolor Painting Techniques. (Grades 5-8)

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Shannon Fricke By, Shannon Fricke
Shannon Fricke is an editor for Sanford, where she oversees home improvement and design content. Shannon has a wealth of experience in the home improvement space, having remodeled her own home twice. She loves to share her knowledge and help others learn about new products, trends, and techniques in the industry. When she's not writing or editing, Shannon enjoys spending time with her family and her pets.
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