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Organic Shapes – Collage

Last updated: September 15, 2023

Media Types: Collage, Design


Examples of organic shapes cut from paper for collage

Animal Texture Patterns

Last updated: February 8, 2024

Close-up reference photos of the patterns and textures of different animals Folder of the resources individual images

Lines

Last updated: September 15, 2023

Media Types: Drawing, Painting


Chart showing many kinds of lines

Lesson 1: Looking for Lines

Last updated: April 24, 2023

Media Types: Drawing
Grade Bands: K-2

Overview: Students will use their hands as tools to change paper in different ways. The steps are written with sample language you may use with…

Lesson 3: From Relief to Sculpture

Last updated: February 13, 2024

Artists can turn two-dimensional materials into three-dimensional sculptures by using their imagination to explore different building techniques and arrangements. Students will use their hands as tools to change paper in different ways.

Lesson 2: Paper Exploration Reflection

Last updated: February 6, 2024

Overview: Students will reflect on their art making using close-looking, speaking, writing, and/or sketchbook prompts. Note: The following activities are written…

Lesson 1: Exploring Paper With Your Hands

Last updated: February 13, 2024

Media Types: Sculpture
Grade Bands: 3-5

Overview: Students will use their hands as tools to change paper in different ways. Students will understand that:  Students will be…

Daily Sketch: Personal Significant Object

Last updated: January 3, 2024

Grade Bands: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Choose a three-dimensional object that is special to you. Why is it meaningful to you? Where does it live in your home? What shape is…

Daily Sketch: Winter Shadows

Last updated: January 3, 2024

Grade Bands: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

When light hits an object, it casts a dark shape on the surface or surfaces on the opposite side of the object. The dark shape…

Daily Sketch: What Color is the Sky?

Last updated: January 30, 2024

Grade Bands: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

What color is the sky? Is it always blue? How does it change with the time of day? Or with the weather? Look at the…