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Tempera Painting Exploration

Last updated: April 17, 2024

Media Types: Painting
Grade Bands: 3-5, K-2

Overview: Students will learn how to use composition, scale, and value to create still life drawings. Lessons Students will understand that:…

Still Life Drawing

Last updated: March 5, 2024

Media Types: Drawing
Grade Bands: 6-8, 9-12

Overview: Students will learn how to use composition, scale, and value to create still life drawings. Lessons Students will understand that:…

Early Childhood Clay Curriculum (Kindergarten)

Last updated: February 27, 2024

Media Types: Clay, Sculpture
Grade Bands: K-2

Lessons Materials and Tools Credits Written by Sassy Kohlmeyer, Director of Early Childhood Programs and the Early Childhood team Studio in a School NYCHasna Muhammad,…

Early Childhood Clay Curriculum (Pre-K)

Last updated: February 27, 2024

Media Types: Clay, Sculpture
Grade Bands: Pre-K

Three- and Four-Year Old’s Lessons Materials and Tools Credits Written by Sassy Kohlmeyer, Director of Early Childhood Programs and the Early Childhood team Studio in…

Collage Puppets

Last updated: February 27, 2024

Media Types: Collage, Drawing, Puppetry
Grade Bands: K-2

Students will explore lines, marks, and shapes with oil pastels. They will draw an imaginary animal with oil pastels, focusing on special features.

Collagraph Animals

Last updated: February 27, 2024

Media Types: Collage, Drawing, Mural, Printmaking
Grade Bands: 3-5, K-2

Overview: Students will learn about the mediums of collage, collagraph printmaking, and observational drawing. Students will practice speaking and writing about their artwork. Lessons Materials…

Paper Mâché Puppets

Last updated: February 27, 2024

Media Types: Puppetry, Sculpture
Grade Bands: 3-5, 6-8

Overview: Students will create paper mâché puppet characters using recycled materials. Materials will include cardboard boxes, egg cartons, paper towel rolls, and newspapers. Students will develop their character through…

Collaborative Mural: Animals in Habitats

Last updated: February 27, 2024

Media Types: Collage, Drawing, Mural, Painting
Grade Bands: 3-5, K-2

Overview: Students will work collaboratively to create large-scale habitat murals. They will: draw, make collages of animals, add color to a large background, and collage plants and other features…

Clay Animals: Imaginary Pets

Last updated: February 27, 2024

Media Types: Clay, Drawing, Sculpture
Grade Bands: K-2

Overview: Students will explore imaginary pets through drawing and clay. They will invent a pet and translate their idea into two- and three-dimensional representations. They…

Assemblage Sculptures

Last updated: February 27, 2024

Media Types: Collage, Sculpture
Grade Bands: 6-8, 9-12

Overview: This unit is an exploration of how to use everyday materials to make expressive face sculptures. Students will learn about found objects and assemblage…