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Elementary Art Curriculum Guide

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Get crafting with hundreds of pages of art lessons! The plans are organized into topics, which include clay, drawing, composition and design, mixed media, painting, printmaking, and paper.
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“Decalcomania” Glue Paint Symmetry Prints

For Teachers K - 12th
Who knew you could paint with glue? After first adding liquid water color paints to bottles of white Elmer's glue and applying them to paper, students of all ages are then challenged to use their imagination and creativity to draw in...
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Understanding Symmetry Through Visual Art

For Teachers 4th
Have your class explore symmetry, radial balance and fractional parts in natural and man-made objects in their environment. Learners list examples and identify symmetrical and asymmetrical designs. Pupils are given a box of crayons and...
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Understanding Symmetry Through Visual Art

For Teachers 5th
Have you noticed how math and art are often intertwined? Study how artists create balance and order in their designs and artworks. They complete a radial design project and study examples of symmetry and examples of fractions or...
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Shape and Form in Art

For Teachers K - 4th
Introduce youngsters to the important role shape and form play in art with this extensive collection of activities and projects. From teaching first graders how to create mandalas to engaging third and fourth graders in the design of...
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Radial Symmetry

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discuss radial symmetry in art. In this art lesson, 6th graders observe various items that show radial symmetry and discuss this in many cultures. Students experiment with scrap copper pieces at creating radial symmetry in...
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Reflections: Balancing Line, Shape, and Color

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study repeated lines and colors as they create lines of symmetry. In this math and visual arts lesson plan, 5th graders examine works of art by Michael Gregory and Martin Puryear to look for colors, lines, and shapes. They...
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Visual Arts Lesson: Pear-Shaped Bottle

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine how art from China arrived in Mexico during viceregal period, create blue monochromatic designs in wash by direct observation to illustrate simple objects from nature, and create vase or bottle shape that...
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Glue Paint Symmetry Prints

For Teachers K - 12th
Add watercolors to white glue, paint onto clear film paper, fold, open, and voila, a butterfly! This art project, designed for special education classes, but perfect for any classroom, is sure to engage your young artists.
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Balance in Visual Art

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine works of art to develop an understanding of the importance of visual balance in works of art and nature. Students research artists and their artwork for examples of visual balance. Young scholars create works of...
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Lesson Plans for Portrait of the Young Countess Schouvalof

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students analyze the art for the Young Countess of Schouvalof and also practice recognizing the work of Le Brun, Leonardo da Vinci, and Andy Warhol. In this portrait art lesson, students analyze copies of the artists work and mark on the...
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Sculpture in Balance

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discuss the difference betwen two-dimensional vs. three-dimensional art. In this art lesson, students discuss what symmetry or balance is in art and construct a symmetrical and an asymmetrical mobile.
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Symmetry with Shapes

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students analyze a symmetrical stamp design with an equal balance of light and dark to create a pattern in succession. In this shape design instructional activity, students review concepts of sign, symbol and language across cultures....
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Shaping the View: Symmetry and Balance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the symmetry and balance in the composition of a variety of art works and note how the viewer's eye is guided to the important components of the image. How these elements affect the tone of the painting and communicate...
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Polygons in Symmetry: Animal Inventions

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use polygons to create animal figures with symmetry. In this polygons and symmetry lesson, 4th graders create a symmetrical animal collage by cutting and gluing geometric shapes and figures from math activities.  
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Notan Collages - "Expanding the Square"

For Teachers 6th
Notan is a Japanese word that expresses the interaction between light and dark. Learners explore Notan while creating dimensional art pieces that examine positive and negative spaces. They'll discuss the art of Notan, create their...
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Keith Haring And Aboriginal Art

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the art of Keith Haring and examine how it relates to Aboriginal art. In this fundamentals of art lesson, students examine the fundamental elements of art, such as, line, symmetry, contrast, balance, color tints, and...
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Lines of Symmetry

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students practice dance to divide the space or body shape into equal sections to create symmetry in dance. In this symmetry activity, students practice symmetrical and asymmetrical movements in dance. Students participate in move and...
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Flipping Butterflies: Triadic Colors and Symmetry

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create symmetrical butterfly wings. In this symmetry lesson, 2nd graders observe butterfly wings and create their own. They make both sides symmetrical and mix primary colors to make secondary colors. 
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Exploring Process Art: Grade 7-8

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners explore process art. In this visual arts lesson, students use the force of gravity to create artistic compositions that mimic the styles of process art from the 1960's and 1970's.
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Mask Symmetry

For Teachers 2nd
When you engage learners in creating symmetrical objects you are also building their vocabulary and math sense. Kids discuss key words such as, asymmetrical, symmetrical, balance, tint, and shade. They use these elements of design to...
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Symmetry Butterflies

For Teachers K - 2nd
There is one creature that comes to mind every time I hear the words shape and symmetry, the butterfly. Young artists can explore these concepts as they create butterfly designs that use repeated shape patterns and bi-lateral symmetry....
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Looking At French Decorative Arts: A Tapestry Fit For A King

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students create a tapestry based on the Chariot of Triumph tapestry. In this visual arts lesson plan, students examine images of the original tapestry, determine the meaning of symmetry, and discuss symbolism in this art form. They draw...
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Symmetrical Design: Pennsylvania Barn Signs

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explain and apply the visual arts elements and the design principle of symmetry and apply media, techniques, and processes. In addition, they describe how different materials, techniques, and processes cause different...