Lesson Plans

Art Works for Kids — Integrated Lessons for Your K-6 Classroom

Education is much more than just academic achievement. The classroom needs to be a place where students can learn about themselves as well as the world around them. Integrating arts into the core curriculum has proven effective in addressing the varied needs of students and has shown demonstrable improvement in students’ social and emotional learning.

Jackson Pollock Electric Guitars

Integrating art with literature, reading, social studies, history, music and popular culture.

Prehistoric Art on Clay Stones

To familiarize students with Prehistoric art, the reasons for it, the subject matter depicted, style and colors used.

Area & Perimeter

Students will create square designs using area and perimeter knowledge.

Musical Fractions

Students learn the different lengths for each rhythm and understand the length of each rhythm through their movement.

Pen & Ink Audio Wave Art

Create an audio wave model of my name using proper pen and ink technique.

Pendulum Art

For this lesson, students will work together to make a large scale pendulum to create works of art as a group.

Symphony for Mallets (In the Style of Beethoven)

You can use this lesson plan for multiple grades. With the older students we add more dynamics, change tempos, and even add in quite a few auxiliary non-pitched percussion instruments for which they write down the parts. The younger students receive more help reading their notes and we spend more time practicing the fourth movement…

Yoga Creative Movement

Students will be able to respond to the changes in music and find appropriate movement as individuals, in partners, and in groups of 4.

Itsy Bitsy Spider

Second grade students learn to identify animals that adapt to cold weather with music and boomwhackers.

The Branches of Government & The Choreographic Process

Students will perform choreography that demonstrates their knowledge of the branches of government.
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