Posts Tagged ‘art lessons’

Art Projects for Older Kids

September 16th, 2017

 

It’s Saturday, September 16, 2017, and time for Art at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

Arte a scuola

(arteascuola.com/)

Age Range: 10-18 (Grades 5-12, with parental supervision)

 

Italian art teacher, Miriam Paternoster, shares hundreds of art lessons for middle school aged students which can be easily adapted for older students on this ad-supported website.

Use the upper menu to select from: 

  • Drawing – felt-tip-pen, pastels, pencils
  • Painting – acrylic or watercolors
  • Art Techniques – arts & crafts, fabric, mixed media, mosaic, printing
  • Clay – hand building clay, slab clay, throwing clay, ceramic decoration
  • Paper & cardboard – cardboard, collage, pop-up
  • Art & Technology – computer art, photography, video, web
  • Teaching – educational system, events & exhibition, and History of Art

Almost all of the lessons include instruction and photographs of the process. Please note that some projects may require a printable template that the site owner is selling, but you can pass on these projects or adapt for your class or you may wish to support the site with your purchase.

Visitors will want to bookmark this website as content is added on a regular basis.

Art Lessons from the Denver Art Museum

June 24th, 2017

 

It’s Saturday, June 24, 2017, and time for Art at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

Denver Art Museum – Creativity Resources

(denverartmuseum.org/teacher-resources)

Age Range: All (All grades; children with parental supervision)

 

Discover hundreds of lessons plans at this section of the larger Denver Art Museum website.

Use the left-hand sidebar menu to search for lessons based on age, resource type, period, 21st century skills, and Colorado Standards. Each lesson includes: 

  • Lesson – information needed for the lesson including intended age group, length of lesson, standards and objectives, instructions, and information about the artwork presented
  • Materials needed
  • Standards – both Colorado and 21st Century Skills
  • Related – addition similar available lesson plans

Use the search box to better refine your search when looking for a specific art medium or artist to see if there are any plans available. Some plans include downloadable supplements, links to related information, and links to recommended books. In the Resource Type menu, there is a link for videos that include artist interviews and discussions about specific art pieces.

Visitors will want to set aside some time to browse through these lessons to find just the right one(s) to fit their needs. This website will provide a great addition to your bookmarked sites for your art studies.

Free Downloadable Art Lessons

April 1st, 2017

 

It’s Saturday, April 1, 2017, and time for Art at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

Project ARTiculate

(www.projectarticulate.com/)

Age Range: 5-13 (Grades K-8, with parental supervision)

 

Find over 75 art projects and downloadable lesson plans at this website from the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District (FNSBSD) and the Alaska Arts Education Consortium (AAEC).

Projects are sorted into 5 art types: 

  • 2-D Art
  • 3-D Art
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Printmaking

Or search for subject related projects for: 

  • English / Language Arts
  • Geography
  • Government & Citizenship
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Skills for a Healthy Life
  • Technology
  • World Languages
  • Cultural Standards

Each project includes: 

  • An image of the finished project and a description
  • Suggested grade level
  • Objectives and assessment criteria
  • Materials list
  • Related vocabulary some with links to definitions
  • Related art elements covered
  • Downloadable PDF of the entire lesson plan with instructions, assessment tools, and more.

With all the lessons neatly laid out, you will want to bookmark this website as you will certainly want to come back to it time and time again.

Jerry’s Artarama – Video Art Lessons for Kids

January 30th, 2016

 

It’s Saturday, January 30, 2016, and time for Art at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

Jerry’s Artarama – Video Art Lessons for Kids

(www.jerrysartarama.com/art-lessons/Skill-Level/Kids/index.html)

Age Range: 8-18 (Grades 3-12, with parental supervision)

 

Part of the larger Jerry’s Artarama’s commercial website, today’s link provides over 65 video art lessons for middle to high school kids from the World of Art series.

Instruction includes lessons for: 

  • Making a vase from an old wine bottle
  • Drawing cartoons
  • Finger painting caterpillar
  • Painting a desert scene or a giraffe
  • Screen print leaves
  • New York City skyline diorama
  • Perspective instruction
  • Paper mach pie
  • Pattern study
  • Watercolor resist

Video lessons are presented by the following artists: 

  • Perry Milou
  • Bruce Blitz
  • Dan Nelson
  • Bob Ostrom
  • Tonya Hill
  • Lindsey Volins

After selecting and watching a lesson, click the “More” text link in the “Video Description and More. . .” section to find more lessons by the artist. Use the “Categories” link in the upper menu to find more advanced video lessons sorted by artist, medium, skill level, and subject.

Please note that the videos do include commercials for art products, but don’t let that stop you from checking out this website and reaping the benefits of the free lessons.

A Blizzard of Winter Lessons

January 13th, 2016

 

It’s Wednesday, January 13, 2016, and time for Language Arts 
at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

Education World: A Blizzard of Winter Lessons

(www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/A-Blizzard-of-Winter-Lessons.shtml)

Age Range: 4-18 (Grades PreK-12, with parental supervision)

 

Education World has shoveled up A Blizzard of Winter Lessons – Brrr! To help you celebrate the winter season, they have uncovered more than 50 cross-curricular activities! Today we are focusing on language arts – but there is a lot more to see. You’ll find lessons about winter folklore, snowmen, the winter solstice, and more!

Check these out – some of the grade levels are in parentheses: 

  • Snow Activities (K-6)
  • Childfun’s Snow Theme — Art Projects, Games, Songs, More!
  • Teach-nology’s Winter Teaching Theme
  • Winter Theme Unit (K-8)
  • Algorithms and Ice Cream for All: A Problem-Solving Activity (4-8)
  • Snow Science & Art Lessons (K-3)
  • Search for Ice and Snow: An On-line Activity (4-12)
  • Winter and Children’s Literature from Carol Hurst
  • Frosty Reader Online Activities (K-4)
  • Winter Activities from Alphabet Soup (K-2)
  • TeacherView: Activities for Teaching
  • The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats (K-3)
  • The Snowy Day Activities (K-3)
  • Paper Snowflake Instructions
  • Meeting in the Mitten WebQuest (based on Jan Brett’s book, The Mitten (K-3)
  • Snowflake Fun Finger Puppet Activity (K-1)
  • Snowy Painting
  • How to Study a Snowflake (3-6)
  • Density of Water, Ice, and Snow Experiment (2-6)
  • Snow People Art Projects
  • Winter Puzzles (2-5)
  • Seven Snow Games
  • Scholastic’s Weather Watch: Winter Storms (3-8)
  • Ice Games and Fun (from Family Fun)
  • Seasons of the Year Lesson Plan (2-5)

Hundreds of Art Lessons from That Artist Woman

February 28th, 2015

 

It’s Saturday, February 28, 2015, and time for Art at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

 

That Artist Woman

 

Age Range: All (All grades, children with parental supervision)

 

This blog from Canadian mom and artist Gail Bartel is a treasure trove of art lessons for children of all ages.
When arriving at her home page, you will find her most recent entries, but if you are looking for specific lessons or projects, use her navigation menu above her posts. Select from: 
  • 3D Sculptural
  • Paint & Paper
  • Textiles
  • Mixed media
  • Art Elements
  • Summer Projects
  • Fall Projects
  • Winter Projects
  • Spring Projects
  • Book/Product Reviews
  • Writing and Visual Arts Projects
Lessons not only include material lists and instructions but also include lots of images of the project not only made by Mrs. Bartel, but also from some of her students (she volunteers at schools) and her own children. Each entry includes a brief commentary from “That Artist Woman” adding personality and pleasantness to every post. In addition to the hundreds of already posted lessons, visitors can subscribe to have the newest posts show up in their RSS feeds or delivered to their email in-box so as to not miss out on anything.
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