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Lesson 10: Collage or Drawing and Reflection


We will finish our individual collages or draw our animal with a habitat background. Students will be able to reflect on a finished group project. Students will understand that artists often explore the same idea in different media.

Grade Level



Drawing, Collage, Painting

  • Unit & Lessons


  • Extra painted paper
  • Colored paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue 
  • Drawing paper
  • Pencils


Step 1

Make sure the mural is complete; add any finishing touches.

Step 2

Finish individual collages or drawings.


Look at the finished mural. With a partner, answer the following questions:

What were the differences between making a group project and working on your own?
Why should artists do both?

Writing Prompt (Optional):

Work with a partner to create a story about our animal mural. Include your animal and the habitat.

Use the following prompts:

What is your animal?
Where does your animal live?
What does your animal do there?
Who are your animal’s friends?
What does your animal like to eat?