Summer break is an exciting time for kids. Keep students engaged with learning throughout summer vacation and hold off summer slide with these fun and easy art lesson plans and activities.
Add a personal touch (literally) to art projects for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Teachers’ Day, or any spring or summer occasion!
Make your paintings pop with a bit of glue, watercolors, and salt. Any summer theme is possible, and the sky is the limit. This traditional summer art lesson plan can easily be adapted for other seasons as well!
Upcycled Cookout Caddy
Make family dinners outside a priority and reinforce the importance of reduce, reuse, and recycle! Environmental education in the classroom is important. You can make it even more relevant and meaningful to your kids when you model responsible behavior and give them opportunities to follow your lead.
These colorful and cute clothespin planes are simple to make and fun to play with!
Moon Landing Paperweight
Celebrate the moon landing with this fun craft made with modeling clay. This is a simple activity that can be wrapped into a study of our solar system.
Things With Wings
This paper collage project is an excellent lesson to link science and art. It will also enable students to give their winged subjects an artistic flair by using paper edger scissors.